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The Louie the Loper tryouts involved showing Loper Pride alongside the UNK Cheer Team song.

Administration changes move Loper officials across Midwest

ALEX HAMMEKE April 21, 2022 With springtime in full swing, the administrative carousel is heating up in colleges and universities across the country. The University of Nebraska system and UNK are not immune...

Students listening to Dr. Lindsey churchill speak at the womens conference

UNK Administration Upcoming Sessions

Administrators announced two meetings for the upcoming week to gather public feedback on university staffing concerns on Thursday and on campus respect and inclusion on Sunday. Community input will be considered in the administration’s upcoming decisions.
Adrian Gomez Ramos addresses students, staff, and faculty at an inclusion-centered open forum.

Commencement attire revamped to include approved dress

UNK administration loosened a dress code restriction that limited graduation commencement attire to academic regalia last month. The change in policy follows a student government resolution calling for the change and a forum on inclusion and respect directed by senior vice chancellor for student and academic affairs Charles Bicak.

Letter to the Editor: All Talk, No Action: UNK Administrators are Failing Us

I attended Senior Vice Chancellor Bicak’s conversation regarding campus inclusion and respect on March 11 to express my concerns over the university administration’s unwillingness to permit us students to wear graduation stoles that represent our diverse cultural identities and various student organizations at our Commencement Ceremony. I was extremely disappointed to learn that soon after the conversation Dr. Bicak led, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor Dr. John Falconer sent an email restating the current policy that strictly academic-related regalia may be worn at commencement.
Through the pandemic, UNK is expanding recruitment to encourage international enrollment.

International enrollment declines amid pandemic

JESUS MARFILENO February 10, 2021
International student enrollment dropped significantly last fall as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The student demographic is a major factor in diversity, cultural atmosphere, and overall experience for UNK’s campus life.
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