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Over the weekend, by the narrowest of majorities the Kansas Legislature passed the state budget for FY 2014 and FY 2015, which Governor Brownback is expected to sign into law. Despite advocacy that included the work of Jayhawks for Higher Education, legislators cut the University of Kansas budget by $13.53 million over the next two years.
Chancellor Gray-Little concluded the 2013 Commencement ceremony with the traditional farewell to the graduating class, discussing what it means to be a Jayhawk.
Chancellor Gray-Little participated in a panel entitled "Enabling Breakthroughs in Sustainability Science" organized by the Council for Scientific Society Presidents. During her remarks, she focused on the need for better communication about the benefits of the various sustainability-related projects underway around the world.
Chancellor Gray-Little welcomed the attendees of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes 2013 Annual Meeting during remarks at The Commons.