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Past Public Hearings

Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in room #1113 in the State Capitol in Lincoln, Neb. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding proposed changes to Title 281, Chapter 7, Rules and Regulations for the Postsecondary Institution Act.


Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. CDT in room #227 in the State Office Building, 1313 Farnam, Omaha, Neb. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Strayer University to open a campus in the Omaha area.


Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Thursday, May 14, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. CDT in room #1113 in the State Capitol in Lincoln. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding: (1) the proposed repeal of Title 281, Chapter 1, Rules and Regulations Concerning Authorization for Out-of-state Institutions to Offer Courses and Degree Programs in the State of Nebraska; (2) the proposed repeal of Title 281, Chapter 2, Rules and Regulations Concerning In-state Private Institutions; and (3) the proposed adoption of Title 281, Chapter 7, Rules and Regulations for the Postsecondary Institution Act.


Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in room #229 in the State Office Building in Omaha. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Wright Career College of Overland Park, KS, to establish a campus in the state of Nebraska and offer diplomas, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees. (See "hearing" link above for a full listing)


Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in room #229 in the State Office Building in Omaha. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Sioux Falls Seminary of Sioux Falls, SD, to offer a Doctor of Ministry and a Master of Divinity degree in the state of Nebraska.


Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. CDT in room #G in the State Office Building in Omaha. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by National American University of Rapid City, S.D., to offer the following degrees in the state of Nebraska: AAS and BS in Applied Information Technology; AAS and BS in Information Technology; BS in Healthcare Management; AAS in Medical Assisting; AAS and BS in Criminal Justice; and an AAS and BS in Business Administration.


 

The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Monday, July 19, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. CDT in room 224 in the State Office Building in Omaha. The purpose of this hearingwas to receive public testimony regarding: (1) the request by Baker University of Overland Park, KS, to offer the following degrees: Associate of Arts in Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Arts in Education in the state of Nebraska; and (2) the proposed amendments to Title 281, Chapter 5, Rules and Regulations Concerning the Nebraska Scholarship Act.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Thursday, June 10, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. CDT at 1800 N. 33rd St., Lincoln, NE. Video conference sites were available at the Kearney Public Library, 2020 1st Ave., Kearney, NE, and Northeast Community College’s MaClay Building, Room #122, in Norfolk, NE. Commissioners were present at the video sites to receive public testimony. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Herzing University of Milwaukee, WI, to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Health Care Management and Nursing; Associate of Science degrees in business Administration, Computer Networking & Security Technology, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Physical Therapist Assistant, and Surgical Technology; and Diplomas in Cisco Networking, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Microsoft Networking, and Network Systems in Omaha and Lincoln.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Monday, April 19, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in room 1510 at the State Capitol in Lincoln, NE. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Herzing University of Milwaukee, WI, to offer Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Health Care Management and Nursing; Associate of Science degrees in Business Administration, Computer Networking & Security Technology, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Physical Therapist Assistant, and Surgical Technology; and Diplomas in Cisco Networking, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Insurance Coding, Microsoft Networking, and Network Systems in Omaha and Lincoln.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. CDT at the Thompson Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6705 Dodge St., Omaha, Nebraska. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the study of Nebraska's community college system as mandated by Nebraska Laws 2009, LB 340. For more information on the Community College study, and to view the final report, please click here.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in Room #225 at the State Office Building in Omaha, Nebraska. The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Herzing University of Milwaukee, WI, to offer an Associate of Science degree in Medical Assisting, an Associate of Science degree in Medical Billing & Insurance Coding, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management in the state of Nebraska.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. CDT in Room 1524 at the State Capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the study of Nebraska’s community college system as mandated by Nebraska Laws 2009, LB 340.

For more information on the Community College study, please click here.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. CDT in Room #229 at the State Office Building in Omaha, Nebraska.  The purpose of this hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Herzing University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin to offer an Associate of Science in Physical Therapy Assisting in the state of Nebraska.


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. CDT in Room #1525 at the State Capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The purpose of the hearing was to receive public testimony regarding the request by Strayer University of Arlington, Va., to offer an associate of arts degree in business administration, a bachelor of business administration and a master of business administration in Nebraska.

 


The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education held a public hearing on Monday, March 23, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. CDT in Room #225 at the Omaha State Office Building, which is located at 1313 Farnam in Omaha, Nebraska. The purpose of the hearing was to receive public testimony regarding: (1) the request by Gallup University, Omaha, Nebraska to establish a four-year private college in Omaha, Nebraska; and (2) the proposed amendments to Title 281, Chapter 6, Rules and Regulations Concerning the Access College Early Scholarship Program Act.

  • Please click here for the fiscal impact statement regarding the proposed changes to Title 281, Rule 6.

For additional questions regarding the public hearings, please contact Jason Keese, at 402-471-0023 or via email at Jason.Keese@nebraska.gov.