The June 1989 Lincoln Star Journal talks about Attorney General Robert Spire's role, when the UNO board chairman in 1968, in facilitating that addition to the NU system, as well as his legal challenge to LB247.
The memorandum lays out, point by point, how KSC compares to NU system schools across a wide range of categories, from faculty to physical plant. Payne concludes that KSC is similar to UNO in breadth and quality of offerings.
LB 160 was the original bill which proposed moving Kearney State College from the state college system to the University of Nebraska System. KSC President testified in favor of joining the Nebraska System.
One original suggestion was for KSC to simply change its name, with the most popular name option being Nebraska State University or a variant thereof. This student shows support for KSC's transition to a unviersity.
Article from the Kearney Hub in which Sen. Jerome Warner lays out the ramifications of various scenarios related to the court case against LB247. He also addresses the situation of UNO's addition to the NU sysem.