Welcome to the IANR Business Operations Team

Your Business Center Group is your first stop when you have a question about personnel issues, business transactions, grant submissions, or policy.

IANR Business Operations Mission Statement

IANR Business Operations is a cohesive team that provides professional service, efficient resource management, and effective solution development in a dynamic environment with integrity, accountability and focus on the customer.

Heartland Business Center Group

Units/Departments Served
  • Animal Science Department
  • Center for Biotechnology
  • Center for Plant Science Innovation, Biochemistry
  • Consolidated Greenhouses
  • Environmental Studies Program
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Food Processing Center
  • Food Allergy Research & Resource Program
  • Food Safety Alliance
  • Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center
  • Innovation Campus
  • Nebraska Food for Health Center
  • Nebraska Forest Service (NFS)
  • Nebraska LEAD Program
  • Nebraska Statewide Arboretum (NSA)
  • Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center
  • NIC Greenhouse, Phenotyping Facility
  • Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine
  • Redox Biology Center, Microbiology
  • School of Natural Resources
  • School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Statistics Department

Great Plains Business Group

Units/Departments Served
  • 4-H
  • Agricultural Economics Department
  • Agricultural Leadership Education and Communication
  • Agronomy & Horticulture Department
  • Biological Systems Engineering Department
  • Daugherty Water for Food Institute
  • Doctor of Plant Health
  • Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program
  • Entomology Department
  • Forensic Science
  • IANR Administrative Offices
    • IANR Finance & Personnel
    • CASNR Dean’s Office
    • ARD Dean’s Office
    • Extension Dean’s Office
    • IANR Vice Chancellor's Office
  • IANR Apartments
  • IANR Conference Registration system
  • IANR Media
  • Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership
  • Nebraska LTAP
  • Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory
  • Nebraska Water Center
  • Plant Pathology Department
  • Water Sciences Lab
  • Yeutter Institute

CEHS Business Group

Business Centers

Units/Departments Served
  • College of Education and Human Services Departments

Greater Nebraska Business Group

Units/Departments Served
  • Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center, Ithaca
  • West Central Research, Extension and Education Center, North Platte
  • Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center, Scottsbluff
  • Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

IANR Directors of Business Operation

Provides overall coordination and guidance to the IANR Business Center operation in fiscal management, human resources, payroll and grant/contract management.

On Campus

Lauren Madsen

Agricultural Hall
313E Agricultural Hall
3550 East Campus Loop S

Lincoln, NE 68582-0705 US
Lauren Madsen

Off Campus

Ruby Urban


1071 County Road G
Ithaca, NE 68033-2234 US
Ruby Urban