• 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, Regnier Hall Auditorium, “Over the Horizon: The Future of the National Public University.” Presenters at the research symposium include two former KU administrators: David Shulenburger, vice president of academic affairs at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, and Sally Mason, now the president of the University of Iowa.
• 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Burge Union, KU Advocacy Corps launch. The program seeks to pair 50 community agencies with students, faculty and staff advocates on campus.
• 2 p.m., Rosedale Middle School, Kansas City, Kan. Free health screenings sponsored by the KU Medical Center.
• 2 p.m., Lied Center, Inauguration of KU’s 17th Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. Scheduled speakers include Gov. Mark Parkinson, former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chancellor Emeritus James Moeser, Regents Chairwoman Jill Docking, KU Medical Center student Claire Ziegler and Marta Caminero-Santangelo, professor and chairwoman of English.