August 17, 2022

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One of the greatest and most unique assets of the University of Kansas is the Kansas University Endowment Association. The uniqueness of this “asset” is that the Association is a totally separate, stand-alone entity. It is not a part of the university, not controlled by the

Over the years, at least the last 80 or so, the University of Kansas has had the good services of 11 chancellors. Starting with Deane Malott, Franklin Murphy, W. Clarke Wescoe, E. Laurence Chalmers, Raymond Nichols, Archie Dykes, Gene Budig, Del Shankel, Robert Hemenway, Bernadette

What’s the future of Lawrence, what’s the future of the University of Kansas, what’s the future of the State of Kansas and….what’s the future of this country? To a great degree, it will depend on what happens during the upcoming U.S. presidential election only six months

How good is the University of Kansas? It enjoys a proud record; there have been several truly outstanding chancellors whose vision and national leadership helped build and propel the school to greater levels of excellence and recognition; there are individual schools or departments within the

Will a new city manager and a remodeled city commission bring about any improvements in Lawrence’s reputation as a town with a negative, anti-growth, increasingly liberal attitude? This regional and national image is real, it’s a fact, not a slanted opinion. It has hindered and handicapped

The following email was sent by Kansas University Chancellor, Doug Girod, to all KU staff, faculty and affiliates and all Lawrence and Edwards campus students. Jayhawks, Essential to the progress of a major public research university is a strategic plan that establishes a vision, goals and objectives

What will it take for Kansas University to regain the excitement, enthusiasm, vision and national recognition for its academic excellence that used to be its hallmark years ago? KU was looked to as a shooting star among state-aided public universities with new ideas, new programs, great

It’s good that KU Health System executives and Kansas Athletics Sports Medicine officials have worked out a plan whereby Kansas Athletics Sports employees now will be part of the Kansas Health System. It is a good move for KU athletes and hopefully will serve as an

In a few days a number of Lawrence residents will gather at two public meetings to discuss and make recommendations relative to how they believe “downtown Lawrence” should develop over the next 20 years. They will be engaged in the “Community Outreach efforts for the Downtown

How many Lawrence residents are interested in the growth, development and welfare of their city? Really interested, not just casually interested, offering lip service, advice in the barber’s chair or bitching at the daily coffee club? Truly interested and concerned? Apparently not too many. Only six individuals