The UNL Emeriti and Retirees Association funds the following:

  1. The Wisherd Award for Outstanding Community Service (Click here for details)
  2. The Wisherd Award for Outstanding Service to UNL (Click here for details)
  3. The Wisherd Award for Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (Click here for details)

For more on the Wisherd family, responsible for the funds that provide these awards click here

                Winners of the 2018 Wisherd awards include:

  • Outstanding Service to UNL -- Richard (Dick) Dienstbier
  • Outstanding Community Service -- John Bernthal
  • Research, Scholarly, Creative Activity Awards-- Donald Weeks, Donald Johnson


Patricia Crews, Chair

Ron Case
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James Carr

Robert Diffendal

Contact Pat with questions, comments and suggestions