Fri, 05/24/2024

Shelley Hooks named as next University of Kansas vice chancellor for research

The University of Kansas has selected Shelley Hooks as the next vice chancellor for research. She will begin her new role Aug. 4.
Fri, 05/24/2024

Barbara Timmermann serving as interim dean of pharmacy school

Barbara Timmermann, University Distinguished Professor and chair of medicinal chemistry, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Her appointment became effective May 12.
Thu, 04/04/2024

KU community invited to attend KU Remembers event

The KU community is invited to attend an event honoring students, employees and retirees who passed away during the previous 12 months. KU Remembers will take place at 3 p.m. April 12 in the Burge Union, Forums A and B.
Tue, 12/12/2023

Paul Popiel named dean of KU School of Music

The University of Kansas has selected Paul Popiel as the next dean of the KU School of Music. Popiel has served as the interim dean since January. He has been a professor of music at KU since 2010.
Thu, 12/07/2023

Mary Rezac named new dean of KU School of Engineering

The University of Kansas has selected Mary Rezac as the next dean of the KU School of Engineering. Her appointment as dean is effective March 1, 2024.
Tue, 10/10/2023

24 faculty earn specialty and career teaching promotions

Twenty-four individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses earned specialty and career teaching faculty promotions this past year.
Fri, 02/03/2023

KU Visitor Center renamed 1502 Building

In preparation for the formal opening of the Jayhawk Welcome Center at the Adams Alumni Center, the KU Visitor Center, at 1502 Iowa St., has been renamed 1502 Building to avoid confusion with prospective students and their families.
Wed, 08/31/2022

Ada Emmett Named University Ombuds

Ada Emmett has been named university ombuds and has agreed to lead the University of Kansas Ombuds Office. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Wed, 08/31/2022

Sloan Foundation Grant to Support Indigenous Students in Stem Programs at KU, Haskell

A joint project of the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University was selected to receive a $500,000 seed grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Indigenous Graduate Partnership.
Wed, 08/24/2022

Provost Announces Launch of Dean of KU Libraries Search

Fifteen individuals with ties to the University of Kansas will serve on the search committee to help find the next dean of KU Libraries.
Thu, 02/10/2022

New Institute Will Align and Connect KU’s Global Efforts

The University of Kansas is launching a new institute to enhance its overall efforts by strengthening the connections among its established international centers and aligning those strengths with KU’s rich institutional internationalization capacities.

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