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June 14, 2002

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KU faculty: Director finalist withdraws from consideration

One of five finalists for Kansas University's director of admissions and scholarships position has withdrawn his name from consideration.

Robert Laney, director of admissions at Lincoln University in southern Chester County, Pa., no longer is seeking the position, KU officials announced Thursday. Laney was scheduled to visit KU today.

Three finalists already have visited campus. They are Pamela Troup Horne, assistant director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Michigan; Stacey Kostell, associate director of undergraduate admissions at Arizona State University; and Susan Flanagin, assistant director of admissions and director of the campus visitors center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The last finalist, Larry Kruse, director of high school and college relations at Oklahoma State University, will visit campus June 24. He will give a public presentation at 9 a.m. in the KU Visitor Center.

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Nature: Land Trust Wildflower Walk

to stroll through Akin Prairie

A free guided tour of the Akin Prairie is available to the public at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Kansas Land Trust Wildflower Walk will be led by plant ecologist Kelly Kindscher.

To reach the Akin Prairie, travel Kansas Highway 10 east of Lawrence to County Road 1057. Turn south and go two miles before turning west on County Road 1150 for about one-half mile. For more information, call 749-3297.

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Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal

The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.25 at several Lawrence locations.

If you find a lower price, call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price.

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