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KU selects new executive dean for School of Medicine

The University of Kansas selected a new academic leader for its School of Medicine system. KU on Monday named Dr. Akinlolu O. Ojo as executive dean of the School of Medicine, which has campuses in Kansas City, Kan., Salina and Wichita. Ojo will take over the position on Aug. 26, replacing ...

KU chancellor waiting for news on NCAA investigations like everyone else

The top official at the University of Kansas, like everyone else, is waiting to see whether the KU athletics program will receive allegations of major recruiting violations. KU Chancellor Douglas Girod told the Journal-World Wednesday at a Kansas Board of Regents meeting in Topeka that the ...

KU garden of native medicinal plants to hold summer solstice tour on Friday

On the longest day of the year, a University of Kansas research program is inviting the public to get outdoors and learn more about some plants that only bloom in the summer. The KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden will host a summer tour at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The event, which is free and ...

KU architecture dean leaving to become president of Boston Architectural College

A University of Kansas dean is leaving his post to become the top official of another institution. Mahesh Daas, leader of KU’s School of Architecture and Design, will leave to become the next president of Boston Architectural College, interim provost Carl Lejuez said in a message to campus ...

Tuition for in-state undergrads will not increase at Regents universities in Kansas

Updated at 5 p.m. Wednesday Tuition for in-state undergraduate students at Kansas universities will not increase next school year. The Kansas Board of Regents gave final approval to tuition rate proposals for the 2019-2020 school year during its regular meeting on Wednesday, forcing all of ...