University of Nebraska, Lincoln May 30-June 1, 2019 Host: Amy Goodburn

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  • Thursday (2-5 p.m.) UVP 101: While most research universities have a senior administrator (e.g., dean, associate provost, vice provost) who oversees undergraduate education (UVPs), the specifics of their roles, responsibilities, etc. vary.  The purpose of UVP 101 is to give folks new to this role at their institution an introduction to the Reinvention Collaborative (RC) which connects you to a national network of others who advance undergraduate education on their campuses.  The session is led by UVPs who currently hold this position at different universities. 

  • Thursday (6-9 p.m.) reception and dinner at the Sheldon Museum of Art with UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green, Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman, and Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm, Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

  • Friday panels on achievement gaps, wellness, & enrollment management

  • Friday campus tours (highlighting innovative, distinctive UNL programs)

    • Health Center/Medical Center College of Nursing

    • Athletics/Academics: Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior; Athletics Performance Lab; Herman Life Skills Complex

    • Nebraska Innovation Campus: Innovation Studio; Greenhouse; Food Science Complex

    • Entrepreneurship/Leadership: College of Business; Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management

    • Emerging Media and Technology (hard hat tour)

    • International Quilt Study Center and Museum; Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design Program

  • Saturday (9-11 a.m.): Bob Kerrey, former governor, U.S. senator, New School president, and current chair of the Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship (see https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/people/bob-kerrey/).

  • Note: accommodations via Embassy Suites Hotel (1040 P Street, Lincoln)

  • Note: air travel via Lincoln Airport (offering connections with Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, and Minneapolis) or Eppley Airfield, Omaha.

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