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Kansas Board of Regents contemplates 5% to 7% tuition hikes at public state universities
KU and the state’s other five public universities recommended Wednesday the Kansas Board of Regents authorize tuition increases ranging from 5% to 7% in the upcoming school year.
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Kansas contemplating $200M–$250M overhaul of law enforcement training center
Proposed modernization of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson at a cost of $200 million to $250 million would adhere to curriculum and instructional reforms necessary to prepare a new generation of public-safety officers, officials said.
KU lays out plans for mostly normal fall semester; vaccination plans still unclear
University of Kansas administrators this week told instructors that KU is planning to phase out most of the pandemic-specific course adaptations that have been in place for more than a year, starting in the fall.
Five of 6 state universities in Kansas, including KU, holding line on undergrad tuition rates
Five of six universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system Wednesday recommended no tuition increase for undergraduate students in the upcoming academic year. K-State outlined a new tuition and fee structure resulting in a 1.2% cost spike for students not enrolled in an online class.
KU professor’s memoir shares two decades teaching writing classes at Douglas County jail
In an upcoming memoir, “Words is a Powerful Thing,” Brian Daldorph, a senior lecturer in KU’s English department, reflects on 20 years of teaching a writing class at the Douglas County jail. He also shares works of more than 50 students he’s taught over the years.
Monarch Watch spring fundraiser plant sale underway
For the second year in a row, Monarch Watch is holding its annual spring plant sale online. The sale, offering a variety of butterfly-friendly plants, is taking place this weekend.
New KU football coach Leipold: ‘This is the place I want to be for a very, very long time’
As he was officially introduced as the new football coach at the University of Kansas on Monday morning, Lance Leipold made clear that stability has been the main detriment to the program’s lack of success over the past 12 seasons.
Here are the details from new KU football coach Lance Leipold’s 6-year contract
Kansas Athletics has released the full six-year, 22-page contract for new football coach Lance Leipold, whose hire was announced Friday.
Student emergency fund will honor retiring director of theatre at KU
KU’s Department of Theatre & Dance wants to ensure Katherine Pryor’s legacy and values live on through an endowed student emergency fund that will prioritize helping students from historically oppressed populations, according to the department.
KU football hires Buffalo coach Lance Leipold as program’s 40th coach
The University of Kansas has the next leader of its embattled football program. Weeks after […]