In a senate meeting Wednesday, KU Student Senate voted to pass the proposed $31.15 increase in student fees for next year.
Resident assistants at KU have worked to maintain a sense of community and normalcy while enforcing stricter housing rules during the pandemic. Some students have been able to quickly adapt and others are having a difficult time with the new challenges.
D.A. Graham, the interim vice provost of the Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity and Belonging, blocked the Black Student Coalition on Twitter. Senior Keir Rudolph, a member of the Black Student Coalition, said it is part of Graham's job to listen to their concerns, and cutting off communication is a "slippery slope."
Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer announced a plan Friday afternoon to move back to mostly in-person classes in the fall. To make sure it's safe and effective, classes will be scheduled earlier and later in the day to lower traffic on campus.
University of Kansas Student Admissions is helping potential students navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Student Admissions office is accepting applications for the class of 2025 up until two weeks before the start of the fall semester.
KU Faculty Senate discussed potentially moving forward with a no-confidence vote in the university's chancellor and provost, citing a need for transparency in Thursday's meeting.
According to KU's Chief of Police, Chris Keary, crime on campus has decreased since 2019 because of a low on-campus population. This decrease has helped some feel safer.
Updated guidelines allow university faculty and staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19. The vaccine distribution will go to those in close contact with large numbers and unable to conduct classes or work remotely.
KU's annual fundraiser One Day. One KU. doubles last years achievement by raising $3,396,158 with the help of 5,412 donor contributions.
The KU Student Senate's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee sent a letter to Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer looking for answers after KU reorganized DEI offices, which resulted in the termination of two staff members.
The University of Kansas' Faculty Senate will discuss a potential vote of no-confidence in the chancellor and provost. The discussion will be held next week and will be viewable online to the public.
The #BlackatKU hashtag, created by Student Body President Tiara Floyd, will be archived at the Spencer Research Library to exemplify the experience of Black students at KU.
Bob Dole, a Jayhawk and former member of the U.S. Congress, shares his recent lung cancer diagnosis. According to the Twitter announcement, he will begin treatment on Monday.
University of Kansas leaders announced Wednesday that Jeff DeWitt will serve as the next chief financial officer and executive vice chancellor of finance.