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UNO College of Information Science and Technology Collection

Identifier: UNO-0106

Scope and Contents

The UNO Engineering/IST Collection comprises paper files relating to the 1995 creation of the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, covering the period from 1993 through 1996. These papers include notes and correspondence from John M. Newton, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs; land proposals; proposed UNO/NRDA Agreement; news reports and articles; College of IS&T annual reports, studies, and dean's search information; news articles and other documents relating to the controversy surrounding the proposal to establish a separate engineering college at UNO; minutes, reports, budget, statistics, correspondence, statements, plans, and other information from the University of Nebraska Task Force on Engineering Education; other correspondence and committee information; proposals, and information on the regents' decision.


  • Creation: 1993-1996


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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


2 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)


Organized by topics and subtopics, after the pattern of the University Archives file cabinets.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received by Criss Library prior to 2014. Accession details are incomplete or absent.

Related Materials

Richard Flynn Information Science and Technology Collection; UNO Engineering Merger-Related Materials Collection; Dale Krane Engineering Collection; UNO Engineering Miscellaneous Collection; UNO College of Information Science and Technology Groundbreaking Ceremony Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Cynthia Taylor, Archives Assistant, 1980-2012.

UNO College of Information Science and Technology Collection
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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