KU Today 2013


Kansas University is a really big place. And within that place are a bunch of smaller places to visit, enjoy and know about.

Making a national mark

Heart of KU campus added to National Register of Historic Places

KU’s historic district, the oldest portion of campus, was added to the National Register of Historic Places this year. While a handful of buildings within were already on the register, getting an entire district on the list takes things to the next level. By Sara Shepherd

McCollum to be razed, replaced with 2 smaller residence halls

A landmark on Daisy Hill since 1965, McCollum Hall has a date with demolition in the near future. In October 2012 the Kansas Board of Regents announced a plan to raze the 10-story McCollum residence hall and replace it with two smaller halls with lower resident capacity. By Ben Unglesbee

Dole Institute’s mission remains strong after 10 years

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s vision for the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University is as clear now as it was 10 years ago when the facility opened, according to Bill Lacy, the institute’s director. By Scott Rothschild

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