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Dave Cook named vice chancellor for public affairs and economic development

I am pleased to announce Dave Cook, vice chancellor of the Edwards campus and dean of the School of Professional Studies, will become our new vice chancellor for public affairs and economic development.

Carl Lejuez named provost at UConn

I am writing to let you know that one of our leaders will be departing the University of Kansas for a new opportunity. Earlier today, Carl Lejuez was named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Connecticut. Carl will begin his new role at UConn later this…

An update related to student safety and well-being

Today I join Director of Athletics Jeff Long to provide you an update on a matter related to student health and well-being.

A very important note regarding COVID-19

KU leaders have been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We know that some members of the Jayhawk community have been in areas with reported cases, and we don’t expect to be immune from this virus.

News regarding student safety and wellbeing

The safety and wellbeing of students, faculty and staff is our paramount responsibility as university leaders. With this in mind, we write you today to share troubling developments involving a contracted massage therapist and some of our student-athletes.

Update on coronavirus

As the circumstances surrounding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to evolve, I would like to update you on how the university is working to keep our community healthy. For updates, visit the university's dedicated coronavirus webpage.

Your work inspires our supporters

This week, on Thursday, February 20, we’re again bringing together supporters of our university for our third 24-hour giving campaign, "One Day. One KU." In addition to being an important event for our university, this occasion also provides an opportunity to thank each of you.

Join us for the first University Research Awards event April 22

Few of us need reminding of the grand challenges facing our society today. As one of our nation’s leading public research universities, KU has a special role in fostering a culture of research that addresses these challenges. As part of this effort, we’re hosting a new event this year that will…

University of Kansas issues China travel restriction

Following actions from U.S. government agencies concerned about coronavirus, the University of Kansas has issued a travel restriction to China for all university faculty, staff, and students, effective immediately. No institution-related travel to China will be authorized or approved by the…

The semester ahead

I hope you had a joyful holiday season and that you’re ready to start another productive year as a member of our university community. With classes beginning today, I would like to use this message to preview highlights for the spring semester and update you on key initiatives.

Media Contacts

Joe Monaco
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
785-864-7100
jmonaco@ku.edu

Andy Hyland
Assistant Director of Communications
785-864-7100
ahyland@ku.edu

Erinn Barcomb-Peterson
Director of KU News
785-864-8858
ebp@ku.edu