Nebraska was among 44 states involved in the settlement with Student CU Connect CUSO, which offered loans to finance student tuition at the failed for-profit college.
A forensic exam revealed that 48-year-old Philip Gregory was in possession of 25,808 image files and 174 videos of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska.
The committee represents students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters, the business and agricultural communities, and members of the public. It will help gather and provide input on the profile for the next president and the priority issues facing the university in the coming years.
NU President Hank Bounds, who will leave the university in August, said that for the most part, tuition increases will be roughly 2.75% across the NU system.
Mandatory student fees and room-and-board rates also are increasing for the 2019-20 school year.
Creighton University was a long way from the Deep South, but the Rev. John Markoe recognized sin when he saw it.
Creighton alums have among the highest annual salaries, though the university's cost of attendance is high. UNL's graduation rate is low compared to its peers, and its cost of attendance is in the middle of the pack.
The state education commissioner says it's "back to the drawing board" on what to do with skills testing for college students who want to become teachers.
Doane administrators said the inclusion of the photos was insensitive. Some professors said faculty members should be able to explore sensitive issues in curriculum and displays.
The parental permission required for a child to use sunscreen varies from school district to school district.
Chadron State said the investment in an improved science and math facility will enable the college to produce fine graduates in those fields and compete with regional collegiate rivals that are investing in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.
State has been using North Carolina educator for interventions, but now is seeking other options.
A new gateway at 42nd and Leavenworth Streets will feature 18 colorful Jun Kaneko-designed "columns" and a walkway with benches meant to give people — patients, family, visitors, staffers and the public — a place to relax.
Some neonatal intensive care units, or NICUs, have established quiet times, during which certain activities are verboten. Some have also switched to single-occupancy, carpeted rooms and added sound monitors. But until now, researchers haven’t looked closely at how well such techniques work.
China warned students Monday to think about the “risks” associated with attending college in the United States, a sign that the authorities in Beijing are expanding the boundaries of the trade war to include educational exchanges.
The Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, described Lynch, who stood 6-foot-5 in his prime, as a towering figure at Creighton in more ways than one — and one who was humble in spirit, deeply passionate in his work and gracious to all.
The entire school district now qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision — a program that allows students to eat free. The USDA funds the program.
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has selected NU Executive Vice President and Provost Susan Fritz as interim president.
Some students and community members complained Thursday that the Title IX office at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln fails to adequately serve victims of sexual misconduct.
New college admissions tool aims to level the playing field on SAT scores, but critics give it a failing grade
Metro Community College is expected to keep its tuition at the same rate in the next school year as this year.
The NU Board of Regents late next week is expected to appoint an interim president and virtually approve an executive search firm in the effort to replace NU President Hank Bounds.
NU's law college ranked in the top 10 in one category and the top 30 in another out of 201 law schools in job-placement rankings. Creighton's law school generally was in the middle of the bunch.
The advisory search committee will work with a search firm to gather input for a presidential profile and priorities the president will most likely deal with over the next few years.
The most popular bachelor's degree program has spurred similar projects at the University of Nebraska in both Lincoln and Omaha.
"Saying, 'I don't know where I stand,' or 'That doesn't really affect me' ... That isn't being neutral, that's a privilege," Korver said.