Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little testified in support of Governor Brownback's recommended budget for KU during an appearance before the House Education Budget Committee. She said the recommendation will enable KU to meet its responsibilities to students and Kansans.
Dr. Doug Girod, executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center, spoke with the House Education Budget Committee about the proposed Health Education Initiative and how it will meet Kansas communities' health workforce needs.
During testimony to the Senate Ways and Means Subcommittee on Education, Chancellor Gray-Little highlighted the benefits that the University of Kansas provides to Kansans, from an educated workforce and healthier communities, to discoveries that create jobs and prosperity.
Doug Girod, executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center, described for senators how the proposed Health Education Initiative, supported by Governor Brownback's budget, will benefit Kansans and their communities by meeting important health workforce needs.
Bob Honea, director of the Transportation Research Institute at the University of Kansas, testified to the House Committee on Vision 2020, detailing the multidisciplinary research conducted by the institute. TRI researches topics ranging from infrastructure and alternative fuels, to distracted driving and logistics.