Updated Wednesday 11:53 a.m.
By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog

LINCOLN, Neb. — Gov. Dave Heineman said Wednesday he has applied to be president of the University of Nebraska, and immediately ruffled some feathers by requesting meetings with people involved in the search for a new president.

The chairman of the university’s Board of Regents put out a statement denouncing the governor’s requests for meetings with various people.