The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is cutting 25% of its funds for lecturers and GTAs to save $5.8 million. Department chairs were asked to review their lecturer and GTA budgets.
For those with children at KU, balancing work, research and schooling during this pandemic has been a difficult task with limited aid from KU, they say.
The University of Kansas legal counsel wants to remove a non-discrimination clause from its memorandum of agreement with a graduate teaching assistant union.
Ahead of Thanksgiving break, Chancellor Douglas Girod met with other leaders at KU to discuss the surge in COVID-19 cases statewide.
A University of Kansas task force that reviewed campus policing practices released its final report Thursday. The report focused on reforming KU PSO policies, like improving responses to mental health calls.
Pi Kappa Phi was kicked off campus for five years, after an investigation from The University of Kansas found the fraternity engaged in a "culture" of hazing and illegal drug use.
District attorney-elect Suzanne Valdez detailed her plans once in office. She aims to focus on issues including justice reform, combatting systematic racism and keeping jail populations low. She will take office in January.
University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod and Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer announced that the fall 2020 salary cuts for employees making more than $50,000 will not carry on into the spring semester.
In a message to students Tuesday morning, Chancellor Douglas Girod announced that KU will offer free COVID-19 tests to students, staff and faculty traveling for Thanksgiving who meet two criteria.
A KU task force recommended changes to three aspects of the KU Public Safety Office: response to mental health emergencies, response to officer misconduct complaints and how KU oversees the department.
KU reported a total of 1,109 positive cases since they began testing in August. There are currently 289 active cases in Douglas County and 19 COVID-19 related deaths.