Dave Toplikar

Editor
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Dave, a Kansas native and KU alumnus, has been a reporter, writer, and editor in Kansas and in Nevada during his career. He spent more than 25 years at the Lawrence Journal-World, where he wrote and edited hundreds of stories involving KU, its alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Dave has also led and been part of teams that have won numerous state and national awards, including the Las Vegas Sun newsroom team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009. He brings his skills as a writer and editor to Marketing Communications, where he works on projects for the Office of Admissions and special projects for Public Affairs, the provost, and the chancellor.


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