2009 State Relations testimonies

Tue, 07/28/2009

The more than $36 million in cuts and unfunded mandates that the University of Kansas has had to make during the state budget crisis will affect students and the Kansas economy, Interim Chancellor Barbara Atkinson told legislators today.

Wed, 02/25/2009

During a meeting of the House Education Budget Committee, officials from the University of Kansas outlined the economic benefits KU brings to the state and discussed the negative impact cuts to KU would have on Kansas' future prosperity.

Wed, 02/11/2009

Chancellor Hemenway testified to the Senate Ways & Means Subcommittee on Higher Education today, outlining the accomplishments at KU over the past year and how the university is effectively using state resources, as well as detailing the challenges posed by budget cuts.

Tue, 02/03/2009

House Bill 2007 would allow KU and other state universities to implement innovative recruitment plans to bring more out-of-state students to Kansas.


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Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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