Joanne Li Confirmed as UNO Chancellor; Will Assume Role July 1

Announcement from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a member of Bio Nebraska

In a historic appointment, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents today (May 1, 2021) unanimously confirmed Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, as the 16th chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Li, currently the dean of the College of Business at Florida International University, will begin transition work as UNO chancellor-elect on June 1, 2021, and will assume the role of chancellor on July 1. She will become the first woman of color to serve as UNO chancellor and the first Asian-American in the history of the University of Nebraska system to hold an executive leadership role.