Howard Hawks announced plans Thursday to seek a third term on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.
Hawks has represented District 2 since 2002. He was elected this month as the board’s chairman and also chairs the Facilities Development Corporation, which is responsible for the development of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s arena.
Hawks said his priorities include ensuring students get a cost-effective, high-quality education and finding the best candidate for the NU presidency after President J.B. Milliken steps down this spring.
Hawks is founder and chairman of Omaha-based Tenaska, a private energy company.