Main Topic: Our State
Topic: Early Nebraska to Statehood
Speaker: Jim McKee
The History of the University of Nebraska
The location of the University of Nebraska in the state’s capital may seem like a foregone conclusion now, but in the 1860s the new state’s senators chartered 14 other locations before finally settling on Lincoln. The state’s academic stronghold might well have been the “University of Nebraska at Wyoming.” McKee takes a look at the university’s past.