Today@UNL | Chancellor discusses faculty, staff salary increase

Incident volunteers run from a classroom as police clear Oldfather Hall during the TERREX11 simulation at UNL. Greg Nathan/University Communications
Incident volunteers run from a classroom as police clear Oldfather Hall during the TERREX11 simulation at UNL. Greg Nathan/University Communications

Emergency exercise provides valuable training opportunity

The May 11 terrorism exercise at UNL helped test the policies and abilities of local, state and federal emergency responders. UNL police chief Owen Yardley said the drill – which featured a pair of gunmen roaming Oldfather Hall – uncovered no major problems. Continue reading…

Chancellor issues statement on salary increases

Chancellor Harvey PerlmanChancellor Harvey Perlman made the following statement on guidelines for implementing faculty/staff salary and wage increases for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. UNL has been authorized to base increases on an assumed salary increase pool of 2.5 percent for faculty and staff. Continue reading…

Cather donation includes unfinished novel, documents

Willa CatherCharles Cather, an heir to his aunt Willa Cather, has left an estate gift to the University of Nebraska that includes manuscripts including the beginning of her last novel, letters, medals and inscribed first editions of her work. The donation was announced May 12 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Continue reading…

A theater inside the Lincoln Grand Cinema. The downtown Lincoln theater will be used to gauge the need for a large lecture classroom on campus.
A theater inside the Lincoln Grand Cinema. The downtown Lincoln theater will be used to gauge the need for a large lecture classroom on campus.

Grand Cinema used to gauge UNL's need for large lecture hall

In the fall, UNL faculty and students will help evaluate the pros and cons of large-enrollment classes. A section of Psychology 181 will enroll as many as 400 students, almost double the size now offered on campus. The twist: the course will meet at the Lincoln Grand Cinema in downtown Lincoln. Continue reading…

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Originally published May 13, 2011 - Submit an Item