University of Kansas students have until April 17 to opt for credit/no credit for the spring 2020 term. However, the University suggests students wait to make the change as the online system currently can't handle an influx of requests.
The University of Kansas donated around 20,000 RNA test kits, essential to the process of testing for COVID-19. The University acted after Gov. Laura Kelly requested the kits.
Carl Lejuez, who served as the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and was the former interim provost, announced on Twitter that he will leave the University of Kansas to be provost at the University of Connecticut.
Chancellor Douglas Girod and Athletics Director Jeff Long sent out a campus-wide email with updates regarding the ongoing investigation of former Kansas Athletics massage therapist, Shawn O'Brien. Earlier this year, O'Brien was arrested and charged on aggravated indecent liberties with a child.
The University of Kansas transit system, KU on Wheels, has modified its bus schedules and routes as classes have been moved online due to coronavirus concerns.
As landmark events across the country have been canceled as a result of the spreading novel coronavirus, seniors at the University of Kansas have been left to wonder if they will get participate in one of the most looked-forward to University ceremonies.
Here is a one-stop shop regarding COVID-19 news around Kansas, Lawrence and the University. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
A man in his 70s from Butler County, Kansas, is the state's sixth case of novel coronavirus, according to a Friday press release from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Due to the novel coronavirus, the University of Kansas will delay the resumption of class until March 23 as professors prepare online content. Administrators will evaluate whether remote-learning is still necessary on March 28.
University of Kansas vice provost of undergraduate studies candidate Cher Hendricks discussed goals in student body diversification, student retention and graduation rates during her presentation on March 5. Hendricks is the fourth and final candidate for the position.
Susan Klusmeier, currently the interim vice provost of undergraduate studies, was the most recent candidate to share a presentation in her bid to fill the vacant position.
The University of Kansas has suspended institution-related travel for countries with a Level 3 or 4 warning because of coronavirus concerns, according to an email from Chancellor Douglas Girod.
Student Senate voted Wednesday, Feb. 26, to create a committee to investigate sexual assault procedures at the University of Kansas.
The first vice provost candidate, John Augusto, presented for the position on Monday, Feb. 24. Augusto focused on student retention and diversity in his speech.
Jayhawks Rising was introduced by Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer in a presentation Friday. The new plan outlines three priorities intended to benefit students, faculty and staff.