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Dr. Simari to step down from leadership role

Dr. Robert Simari, executive vice chancellor for KU Medical Center, will be retiring from the University of Kansas on June 30, 2024. Dr. Simari’s retirement will be a loss for the university, which is a testament to his leadership as executive vice chancellor.

Four researchers named recipients of University Scholarly Achievement Award

Four faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive the University Scholarly Achievement Award in recognition of their research or scholarly achievements.

KU community invited to University Research Awards on April 11

I invite you to join me for our annual University Research Awards at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Jayhawk Welcome Center.

Postponing tomorrow’s scheduled “One Day. One KU.” day of giving

We are all shocked and saddened by the acts of violence that occurred in Kansas City today. In light of today’s events, we will postpone tomorrow’s scheduled “One Day. One KU.” day of giving.

Governor’s budget proposal includes significant support for higher education

The Kansas Legislature has convened its 2024 session, and I’m writing to update you on the latest happenings in Topeka and share KU’s priorities for the weeks ahead.

Ensuring every voice is valued and respected

As we move into finals week, we encourage each of us to reflect on all we have accomplished together in 2023. We hope you are looking forward to a period of rest and rejuvenation so we can come back together in January, ready to continue our important work.

Response to a disturbing incident within our community

Yesterday, university officials learned of a disturbing incident that took place Sunday night at the Alpha Epsilon Pi off-campus fraternity house. An Israeli flag was cut down from a flagpole outside the house, torn up and later found a block away.

A response to GTAC statement on Israel

Chancellor Girod expresses his strong disagreement with a recent statement on Israel published by the Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition.

Welcoming prospective students and parents to campus

We are already recruiting our next class of Jayhawks — and we have a special opportunity this Friday, Oct. 20, to welcome prospective students and families for our annual Crimson & Blue Day open house event.

A positive conclusion to our NCAA basketball matter

Earlier today, the NCAA’s Independent Resolution Panel issued a positive ruling in our nearly six-year-long infractions case. The Panel confirmed what we’ve said since the beginning: the major infractions of which we were accused were unfounded. Most importantly, the Panel unequivocally confirmed…

Media Contacts

Joe Monaco
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs

Erinn Barcomb-Peterson
Director of KU News