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University of Nebraska Board of Regents Records

Identifier: UNO-0031

Scope and Contents

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents Records include print documents produced by, produced for, or used by the Board of Regents, including campus master plans (1970-2010), institutional documents, policy manuals, bylaws, meeting minutes (University of Omaha Trustees' minutes, 1908-1931; University of Omaha Board minutes, 1931-1968; and University of Nebraska Board of Regents minutes, 1968 to the present), departmental self studies, collective bargaining agreements, course equivalencies, a card file index of Board of Regents resolutions, five-year program reviews, reports of the Regents' Commission on the Urban University of the 70's, and various other reports on education in Nebraska, in the NU system, or at UNO in particular.


  • 1908-2012


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


24.5 Cubic Feet (22 boxes, 72 volumes, 7 binders, 3 card files, miscellaneous loose items)


Organized into loose series: Series: Minutes; Series: Bylaws; Series: Reports; Series: Index Files; Series: Miscellaneous.

Custodial History

It is uncertain who specifically transferred the earlier records to University Archives. More recent records were printed by University Archives staff from the Board of Regents online records. After 2012, these records are no longer being printed by the University of Nebraska System and are not being added to this record group.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska (Central administration). Board of Regents.

Existence and Location of Originals

Minutes and meeting agenda of the NU Board of Regents are held by Archives & Special Collections at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Finding aid available at

Current and historical Board of Regents agenda and minutes beginning in 2000 and 2001 respectively are available from the University of Nebraska at

Processing Information

Processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014.

The University of Omaha Trustees' Minutes (1908-1931), the Municipal University of Omaha Board of Regents' Minutes (1931-1968), and the University of Nebraska Board of Regents Minutes (1968-2012) have been cataloged and may be found by searching the library catalog.

University of Nebraska Board of Regents Records
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States