2021 State Relations testimonies

Thu, 03/11/2021

On March 11, Chancellor Girod presented testimony to the House Appropriations Committee to discuss 1) how KU has prioritized student success during the pandemic, 2) KU's expenses and revenue losses due to the pandemic, and 3) how the decade-long trend of declining state support for higher education has impacted KU.

Mon, 02/08/2021

On February 8, Chancellor Girod presented testimony to the Senate Ways and Means Higher Education Subcommittee and the House Higher Education Budget Committee. His presentation included information on KU’s mission, how KU grows the economy, KU’s state funding situation, and an overview of how the pandemic has impacted KU financially.


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