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KU appoints its first director of tribal relations

The University of Kansas has created a position aimed at addressing the needs of Native American students and fostering engagement with Haskell Indian Nations University and tribal nations. Melissa Peterson was named KU's director of tribal relations on Thursday. Peterson was born and raised ...

KU’s Spencer Museum receives $20K grant to develop ‘Bold Women’ exhibit

The Spencer Museum at the University of Kansas was awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the research and development of an exhibit called "Bold Women: Changing the World and Art." The exhibit is scheduled to open in 2023 and is meant to stimulate ...

KU schedules Homecoming festivities for Oct. 13-16

University of Kansas alumni can mark their calendars for a return to campus this fall. KU will celebrate its 109th Homecoming Oct. 13-16, according to a press release from the KU Alumni Association. The four days of events will culminate on Saturday, Oct. 16, with a home football game against ...

Some KU faculty are considering unionizing, citing Regents policy, other issues

Some faculty members at the University of Kansas are considering unionizing, according to an email sent to KU employees. Rachel Schwaller, a lecturer in the departments of History and Religious Studies, emailed faculty members this week inviting them to a meeting about “our shared concerns ...

U.S. Supreme Court sympathetic to college athletes in NCAA dispute

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to give college athletes a win in a dispute with the NCAA over rules limiting their education-related compensation. With the March Madness basketball tournament in its final stages, the high court heard arguments in a case about ...