Work Groups

  • Energizing the Educational Environment Co-chairs Ann Cudd, associate dean of the college and professor of philosophy, and Chris Haufler, professor and chair of ecology and evolutionary biology and special advisor to the provost.
  • Driving Discovery and Innovation Co-chairs Kristin Bowman-James, University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and Steve Warren, vice chancellor for research and graduate studies.
  • Engaging Scholarship for Public Impact Co-chairs Jeff Aubé, professor of medicinal chemistry, and Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, director of the university honors program and professor of clinical child psychology.
  • Elevating Doctoral Education Chair Sara Rosen, dean of graduate studies and professor of linguistics.
Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the following:

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Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times