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Legislative committee backs governor’s 3 appointments to Kansas Board of Regents

TOPEKA — A Legislative panel voted Wednesday to approve the appointment of a former railway executive, a former state senator and an educator to the board that governs the state's six universities after members previously expressed concerns. The vote by the Senate Oversight Committee means ...

‘I want heroes’: KU professor pens 2nd novel featuring Native American detective

For Devon Mihesuah, a University of Kansas professor and enrolled citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, fiction is a way to get at some of the deeper truths she explores in her award-winning nonfiction writing on Indigenous people’s issues. Or at least it’s a chance to write about them ...