By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney has selected an interim director to lead its LaVonne Kopecky Plambeck Early Childhood Education Center. UNK alumna Chelsea Bartling was appointed to the position effective today. Bartling has 11 years of experience in the early childhood field as a preschool teacher and early childhood specialist with Grand Island and Kearney public schools. She also worked as a teacher’s aide and … [Read more...] about Chelsea Bartling named interim director of Early Childhood Education Center
Earlier today President Ted Carter shared with you his vision for a 3-year plan that he and the Board of Regents will discuss next Friday at their meeting. Based on the intense level of proactive planning and decision-making during these past months, you were already aware that our revenue and overall budget picture is challenging. President Carter shared with you that budget reductions are imminent, and that a long-term view is important, to emerge following these … [Read more...] about Chancellor’s Message: Revenue, overall budget picture is challenging
KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska is implementing a voluntary reduction-in-work program to lower labor costs and address the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the program, approximately 400 full-time University of Nebraska at Kearney employees will have the one-time option to voluntarily trade income for time off. “This program allows employees to voluntarily adopt a more flexible and reduced work schedule to spend more time with family or attend to … [Read more...] about Program allows NU employees to voluntarily reduce work hours
On “I Love NU Advocacy Day,” we asked attendees one simple question: What do you love about UNK? Adam Schultis, sophomore, political science major, Diller “I’ve really gotten involved and I really love the community and all my professors. I can go to any one of my professors and they know me and I know them.” Paul Twigg, professor of biology “The focus on our students. We put them into everything we do. From our … [Read more...] about What do you love about UNK?
By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – An indoor tennis complex planned for University Village scored another victory last week. The Board of Regents approved an agreement Thursday that allows the University of Nebraska at Kearney and city of Kearney to build and operate the $7.5 million facility. Under the agreement, the city will construct, own and operate the six-court tennis complex located along North Railroad Street on the south edge of UNK’s … [Read more...] about Board of Regents approves indoor tennis complex for University Village