Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has bold aspirations for the University of Kansas
Since arriving at KU in 2009, Bernadette Gray-Little has focused on advancing KU’s mission of lifting students and society far above by educating leaders, building healthy communities, and making discoveries that change the world. Through the Bold Aspirations strategic plan, KU will fulfill that mission and achieve recognition as a top-tier public international research university.
In fall 2013, Gray-Little was named to the executive committees of the Association of American Universities and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. A native of Washington, North Carolina, prior to becoming KU’s 17th chancellor, Gray-Little held leadership positions at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, including executive vice chancellor and provost.