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KU Press Release: School of Business dean is first candidate for provost

April 8, 2016


Neeli Bendapudi is the first of three candidates for provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus at the University of Kansas.

She has served as dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business at KU since 2011. Before coming to KU, she served as a professor of marketing at The Ohio State University. Other details about the candidate, including a complete curriculum vita, are available at

Bendapudi will deliver a public presentation to campus from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 11, at the Bruckmiller Room in the Adams Alumni Center. A reception will follow in the McGee Room at the Adams Alumni Center.

For those with a KU online ID, the presentation will be live-streamed via video, and an archived video link will be made available after the presentation is over. Links to the live stream and archived video will be available at, as well as an online evaluation form.

A search committee chaired by Steve Warren, professor of speech-language-hearing and investigator in the Life Span Institute, identified the three candidates. The committee was assisted by the executive search firm R. William Funk and Associates.

The other two provost candidates’ public presentations are scheduled at 4 p.m. April 21 at at Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union and at 4 p.m. April 25 at the Summerfield Room in the Adams Alumni Center. The names of the remaining candidates will be announced approximately 48 hours in advance of their public presentations.


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