November 29, 2022

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Kansas State University officials have an opportunity to score one of the greatest “touchdowns” in the school’s history. A winning touchdown for its students and faculty, the city of Manhattan and for the entire state. President Richard B. Myers announced he will be stepping down from

Who and where are Lawrence’s leaders? The even bigger question is why don’t these individuals come to the forefront and use their skills, knowledge and deserved recognition of achievement to help reignite the enthusiasm, excitement, vision and successes that used to be the hallmark of

The next few paragraphs are not meant as an “I told you so” but rather to help set the stage relative to what is happening on Mt. Oread. Six months ago this writer, in a blog titled “A Study by Outsiders” asked what it said about

It’s ironic at a time when Kansas University officials have stressed the critical importance, necessity, to figure out ways to save money and be more efficient and to reduce the work force on the campus, possibly retiring tenured professors….there are new announcements, or revelations, of

How much longer are Lawrence Memorial Hospital officers, board members and some doctors going to place personal interests, egos, likes and dislikes above what may be in the best interests of those they serve? News that another major hospital may soon be making a formal announcement

The University of Kansas is at a dangerous, critical crossroad. The level of its excellence, in all areas – academic, athletic and in telling its story in an honest, challenging manner -- is damned important. It can’t be overemphasized. It’s important to the future of Lawrence, the

Here we go again, KU has fired another football coach. Athletics Director Jeff Long announced Monday a “mutual parting of the ways” with Coach Les Miles, pointing out such action wasn’t due to a lousy coaching record but rather, his alleged misconduct when he was coach

Thursday afternoon members of the Kansas University Faculty Senate will discuss whether they have confidence in their chancellor and provost. Longtime observers of KU cannot remember the last time such a discussion occurred by faculty senate members. This discussion, initiated by the most important body of

The votes are in, and until a federal court says otherwise, Joe Biden will be moving into the White House as this country’s 46th president. There are many unanswered questions, numerous possible voting violations, and violations of the Constitution and the likelihood of a number

What does is say about the state of affairs at Kansas University when the chancellor asks the KU Endowment Association to hand over $710,000 to pay for a study to tell the chancellor the best way to run the university? Maybe this is a bit harsh