Oliver Hall's demolition has been finalized, and the demolition for other campus buildings are coming up too. The conversation for these sites' futures continues.
Groups in the Lawrence community have gathered in an attempt to save Irma I. Smith Hall after the Kansas Board of Regents announced it "mission critical" to demolish the building in 2023.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging removed the term “bad faith anti-Zionism” from its statement condemning antisemitism.
After the discovery of ancestral remains being housed on the University of Kansas campus in September, the Office of the Vice Provost and DEIB have sent an update to staff, faculty and students.
This Friday KU hosted a parking forum in the Union to discuss parking policies and regulations. Students, staff and faculty can join to express any ideas related to University parking.
University staff is looking to unionize in order to increase salaries, have a bigger say in major decisions and provide better education for their students.
The Kansan had the opportunity to sit down with the University of Kansas' new vice provost of diversity, equity and belonging to talk about her goals for her new position.
In an email on Wednesday, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Barbara Bichelmeyer announced that Nicole Hodges Persley was named the new vice provost for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Persley has served as interim vice provost since January and was one of four finalists.
The Jewish Studies department requested to discontinue the Holocaust and Genocide Studies certificate program due to the lack of student interest and the small number of eligible courses.
The University of Kansas declares it will provide tuition assistance to the children of faculty and staff. Under the new policy, the Employee Dependent Tuition Assistance Scholarship covers the cost of 12 credit hours per year.
AbilityKU aims to build an inclusive community for those with disabilities and tackle the lack of disability accommodations on campus.
The University of Kansas Senate is considering discontinuing their Holocaust and Genocide Studies certificate program in the Jewish Studies Department. There will be a hearing on Sept. 28 for public comment on the matter
In a statement, KU administrators announced the University's possession of Native American remains. They plan to return them to their original tribal nations.
Makini King, one of four candidates for the KU Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging vice provost position, will give a public presentation on Sept. 20 at 2:30 p.m. She will present her philosophy on diversity and inclusion in higher education.