30 years later: UNK celebrates being part of University system

By Grace McDonald, Kearney Hub, on June 30, 2021. The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a member of Bio Nebraska.

UNK faculty, students and alumni gathered in the heart of campus Tuesday to hear from university leaders while enjoying a picnic lunch.

Together, they celebrated the day 30 years ago that Kearney State College became the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

“We’ve come so far,” said Chancellor Doug Kristensen, who told UNK’s story at the event.