Kansas college students could soon benefit from a continued effort to minimize rising college tuition, pending approval on a provision in the governor’s budget.
A fledgling association of construction contractors led by two political lobbyists is developing a plan to persuade the Kansas Legislature to make an unprecedented seven-year, $315 million investment to shrink the academic building repair backlog at the state’s six public universities.
Updated article: The University of Kansas will implement a mandate for all employees to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
The board responsible for oversight of the state’s public universities and colleges adopted a $161.6 million budget request to be submitted to Gov. Laura Kelly in advance of the 2022 legislative session.
The Kansas Board of Regents tentatively endorsed Thursday formation of a task force to independently examine options for limiting legal risks of operating campus student health centers and for increasing collection of payments from insurance companies for treatment services.
As the University of Kansas prepares for another semester dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic — this time with new concerns about the highly contagious Delta variant — faculty members want more transparency and stronger virus protocols.
The Kansas Senate’s confirmation committee waded into the latest front of the political culture war with questions about critical race theory before voting to recommend approval of Gov. Laura Kelly’s three nominees to the state Board of Regents.
The University of Kansas student government on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve sending a letter to the Kansas Board of Regents following the board’s decision last week to reject a $31.15 per semester increase to required student fees.
The Kansas Board of Regents may raise to 75 the number of credit hours that could be transferred from a community college to a state university following success of a two-year pilot involving Johnson County Community College and the nearby Edwards campus of the University of Kansas.
After months of deliberation, the University of Kansas has decided not to adopt a Kansas Board of Regents policy that would have made it easier to terminate tenured faculty members for financial reasons in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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