The first presentation to fill the position of vice provost of undergraduate studies will be Monday in the Kansas Union.
Amid global and local fear surrounding the novel coronavirus outbreak, KU officials make efforts to protect students from xenophobic discrimination.
A Lawrence Memorial Hospital patient tested negative for the coronavirus after hospital staff suspected the life-threatening virus was causing the patient's symptoms.
On Jan. 7, the University of Kansas named Jennifer Roberts, a KU professor and chair of geology, as its new vice provost of graduate studies. Roberts will start the role in February.
The University of Kansas will rename the Integrated Science Building after former Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, effective spring 2020.
Interim Provost Carl Lejuez announced in an email Monday morning that the University of Kansas will close its Confucius Institute in January 2020. Lejuez attributed the program's closure to restricted governmental funding.
Despite concerns raised by Faculty Senate, the University of Kansas recently signed a contract with data analysis company Academic Analytics, which reviews the University and its professors based on aggregated data.
The University of Kansas named an interim vice chancellor for public affairs Monday in an email to faculty and staff from Chancellor Douglas Girod.
University of Kansas administrators still leave unanswered questions regarding Student Senate's proposed resolution requesting Chancellor Douglas Girod to reopen a sexual assault task force.
Barbara Bichelmeyer, a former provost at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, was named the next provost and executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Friday.
Carl Lejuez, the interim provost and a provost finalist at the University of Kansas, is also a finalist candidate for the University at Buffalo provost position. Lejuez will give a presentation for that position Thursday in New York.
The University of Kansas has reevaluated its international enrollment goals with third-party recruiter Shorelight Education after the partnership has failed to double international student enrollment as it originally suggested in 2014.
Last week, Chick-fil-A announced it would stop donating to anti-LGBTQ+ organizations. However, some in the KU community have doubts about the company's intentions.
KU Against Rising Tuition, the Kansas chapter of the AAUP, and LiUNA Local Union 1290PE held a press conference to present to the public three bills they are drafting for the State Legislature before the next legislative session. The organizations say the bills will increase transparency and stamp out waste.