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Insights from KU political scientists


Kansas University political scientists are getting national political coverage as the election nears. Here are a couple of examples:Burdett Loomis is quoted in today's [USA Today][1] in a story about President Bush stumping for Republicans in Kansas and Nebraska."That tells you volumes where this election is," said Burdett Loomis, a political science professor at the University of Kansas.¢ Allan Cigler, KU political science professor, was interviewed by National Public Radio for a story on big business donating more money to Democrats. You can hear the story [here][2].¢ A former finalist to become provost at KU has been passed over for another job, this time as chancellor for the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the [Badger Herald][3] reports. Virginia Sapiro is UW-Madison's associate vice chancellor for teaching and learning. [1]: http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-11-05-bush-elections_x.htm [2]: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6435500 [3]: http://badgerherald.com/news/2006/11/06/regents_choose_new_h.php


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