In less than four months, the office at the University of Kansas that receives and investigates reports of sexual and gender-based violence has undergone a rebranding and replaced all but one of its staff members — including the former director — unbeknownst to most of the KU community.
The University of Kansas has selected the chief of the Rose Hill Police Department and former interim chief of Wichita PD to lead the office of public safety, according to a news release Monday.
Erica Terry, “a seasoned executive leader who has guided some of the region’s most respected organizations,” has been selected as director of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, the University of Kansas announced Thursday.
For one of the first times since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of the University of Kansas campus and upended higher education, KU leaders on Wednesday were able to offer promising — if still reserved — news about the university’s financial outlook.
Ibram X. Kendi, the award-winning author of “How to be an Antiracist,” is set to give the Self Graduate Fellowship Symposium lecture, according to a Tuesday news release.
A 2013 graduate of a University of Kansas doctoral program has been appointed by the Biden-Harris administration to serve as a senior adviser in the Department of Energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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