Roadblocks in the Kansas Legislature have hindered the progress of the CROWN Act since the anti-discrimination legislation was introduced in 2020.
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The right to a speedy trial was suspended in Kansas earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The backlog of cases has led to concern about potentially violating a defendant's constitutional rights and overcrowding in Kansas correctional facilities.
In a unanimous ruling Monday morning, the Supreme Court sided against the NCAA on whether it could limit educational-related perks made to student athletes.
The University of Kansas will not use the controversial Kansas Board of Regents policy that would allow for tenured faculty to be terminated in order to relieve financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Chancellor Douglas Girod told the Board of Regents Thursday.
The Kansas Board of Regents rejected the University of Kansas' fee proposal put forth by KU's Student Senate. The rejection required KU to keep the fee flat, as most public universities in the state have done.
Former and current student-athletes give their thoughts on the opportunity for players to profit from their name, image and likeness and the possibility of additional compensation from the NCAA.
The University of Kansas will no longer requiring any individual on campus to wear a mask. Those who are not vaccinated are still highly encouraged to practice safety protocols.
Chancellor Douglas Girod reflects back on the challenges the past year has presented for the KU community, while hopefully looking ahead to the new school year.
University of Kansas officials recommended that tuition rates stay flat for the 2021-2022 school year due to the negative impact of COVID-19.
The state of Kansas has reached a milestone of two million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered. Approximately 43% of Kansans have received at least one dose.
The Kansas Senate has failed to override Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a piece of legislation that would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in girls' sports.
Student insurance premiums will rise 9% for the 2021-22 academic year. Fees will specifically increase to $2,462 for most incentivized students and $3,861 for voluntary students in the 2021 academic year.
The 2020 U.S. Census early results confirm that Kansas will keep its four representatives, even though the state saw its smallest population increase since 1900.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill Friday that aimed to limit the number of advanced ballots one could help others turn in and remove the ability to extend deadlines.
Despite criticism from Republicans, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed House Bill 2058, which would have lowered the legal age to carry concealed weapons to 18 years old.
After Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution was paused following reports of a rare blood clot disorder, administration of the vaccine will continue in Kansas.