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KU Today 2006

Tuition increase pushes KU beyond crossroads, chancellor says
Divided regents approve university’s request
August 12, 2006
It’s not as cheap as it used to be, but Kansas University administrators maintain tuition is still a bargain.
University takes ranking changes in stride
August 12, 2006
What number best rates Kansas University?
KU accolades
August 12, 2006
Citations and other top 25 rankings
Regents to review proposal this fall for guaranteed tuition plan
August 12, 2006
In the fall of 2007, incoming freshmen at Kansas University will pay a locked-in tuition rate that will remain at the same level for four years if the proposal is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.
Humanities lecture speakers announced
August 12, 2006
National Public Radio commentator Andrei Codrescu will kick off Kansas University’s 2006-07 Humanities Lecture Series this month.
Students bring concerns to Capitol
August 12, 2006
Kansas University student leaders will fight for a tax break on textbooks and continue to seek for more rights for renters when the next legislative session starts in January.
KU enacts aggressive conservation policies
Soaring energy costs hitting university’s bottom line
August 12, 2006
Think it hurts every time you open your gas or electric bill?
University addressing faculty pay concerns
August 12, 2006
Not long ago, Kansas University faculty members didn’t have to search very far to find a reason to complain about the way they were treated by the university.
GTA contract dispute moving to arbitration
August 12, 2006
After more than a year of trying to reach a contract agreement, Kansas University and its graduate teaching assistants continue to battle.
Hawk week 2006 schedule highlights
August 12, 2006
What’s coming during Hawk Week
University Women’s Club announces events
August 12, 2006
The University Women’s Club was founded in 1900 and in 1915 began KU’s longest continuous scholarship program.
New provost to continue push for selective admission
August 12, 2006
Roughly one in five freshmen admitted to Kansas University don’t succeed.
Student input sought for summer school
August 12, 2006
Next year, summer school at Kansas University should be a lot different.
Photos on exhibit at Dole Institute
August 12, 2006
An exhibit titled “P.F. Bentley: Behind the Lens of the Dole 1996 Presidential Campaign” is on display at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, west campus.
KU boosts security measures
Thirty-four surveillance cameras added across campus
August 12, 2006
In the past year, the presence of high-tech equipment on the Kansas University campus has been a blessing and a curse when it comes to crime.
Medical findings prompt testing, scrutiny at Wescoe Hall
August 12, 2006
Air-quality tests at Kansas University’s Wescoe Hall have uncovered a problem the building’s occupants surmised for years: dead air.
Minority enrollment steadily increasing
August 12, 2006
Kansas University leaders have a simple goal when it comes to attracting minority students to the university: Attract more every year.
Motorsports team places 4th in nation
August 12, 2006
Kansas University’s Jayhawk Motorsports team placed fourth in the national Formula SAE competition May 17-20 in Romeo, Mich.
KU to receive $2 million microscope
August 12, 2006
A $2 million microscope coming to Kansas University this year will allow researchers to see things most people will never see, thanks to magnifications 500,000 times that of the naked eye.