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Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

Full agenda for July 21 commission meeting

The Coordinating Commission will meet this Thursday, July 21, at St. Gregory the Great Seminary in Seward. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m., in the seminary's lecture hall. It's a full agenda for the commission. Items for consideration will include:

  • A proposal from an out-of-state institution, Sioux Falls Seminary, to offer programs in Nebraska;
  • Proposals for nine new academic programs - four from University of Nebraska Medical Center, one from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, three from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and one from Northeast Community College;
  • A proposal for a new organizational unit, the University of Nebraska's Buffett Early Childhood Institute; and
  • A revenue bond proposal from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which would pay for the construction of two new residence halls at a cost of $73.4 million.

The meeting's full agenda is available on the commission's website.