The Coordinating Commission's governing board has named W. Scott Wilson of Plattsmouth as its new chair. His fellow commissioners voted unanimously for Wilson at the commission's June 15 meeting.
June 19th, 2017
June 7th, 2017
Nebraska colleges and universities conferred nearly 19 percent more degrees, diplomas and certificates in 2016 than they did in 2006, while STEM fields account for an increasing share of majors for Nebraska graduates. Those findings and others are included in a new report, A Factual Look at Higher Education in Nebraska: Degrees and Other Awards, released by the Coordinating Commission this week.
May 24th, 2017
A new law championed by State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln will provide greater financial protection for Nebraska students who attend a for-profit institution that closes.
May 11th, 2017
An Omaha state senator has put forward a legislative resolution that calls for a study of dual enrollment in Nebraska.
April 12th, 2017
The Coordinating Commission has released the latest in a series of one-page fact sheets on issues and topics relevant to Nebraska higher education. The new one-pager focuses on the state's adult learners - those students who are age 25 or older.
March 21st, 2017
The Coordinating Commission recently published the March 2017 issue of Commission Update, a newsletter-style publication focusing on the Commission's recent activity.
March 14th, 2017
The Coordinating Commission produces a series of one-page fact sheets that offer an overview of various programs, topics and issues relevant to Nebraska higher education.