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 achieve recognition as a top-tier public international research university.
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. A native of Washington, North Carolina, she and her husband Shade Keys Little have two children and one grandchild.