The Metro CC board will meet in the Mule Barn, Building 21, Room 112, at the college's Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd and Sorensen Parkway in Omaha. Agenda and support materials are available on the college's website.
The Northeast CC board will meet in room 1108B of the College Welcome Center, located on the main campus in Norfolk, 801 E. Benjamin Ave. Agenda and support materials are available on the college's website.
Coordinating Commission Executive Director Mike Baumgartner will participate in a panel discussion with other education experts this Friday at the 2017 National Forum on Education Policy.
The Mid-Plains CC board will meet at the school's Ogallala campus, 212 E. B St.
The Metro CC board will meet in the Mule Barn, Building 21, Room 112, at the school's Fort Omaha campus, 32nd and Sorensen Parkway, Omaha. Agenda and support materials will be available on the college website.
The Western Nebraska CC board will meet at the school's Scottsbluff campus, 1601 E. 27th St. Additional information is available on the college website.
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. He'll serve from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Wilson has served as a commissioner since 2014, currently as an at-large member. He has worked for CenturyLink in Omaha for more than 20 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Wayne State College.
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.
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.
The Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Agenda and support materials are available online.