KU Fact Sheets

KU's priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session - Fact Sheet
KU is asking lawmakers to support a number of initiatives that collectively focus on efficiency, affordabilty and economic growth.
Friday, 1/14/2022

History of KU funding and its affect on tuition - Fact Sheet
A decade-long trend of cuts to higher education has put upward pressure on tuition. Kansas lawmakers have a chance to help KU freeze tuition for a fourth straight year by supporting Governor Kelly's FY 2023 proposal for higher education funding.
Wednesday, 1/12/2022

KU and the economy - Fact Sheet
University of Kansas researchers don’t just make discoveries that change the world. ... They make discoveries that create jobs for Kansans and prosperity for our state.
Monday, 1/10/2022

KU's historic FY22 budget shortfall - Fact Sheet
KU faces a projected budget shortfall of $74.6 million — which could worsen if additional state funding cuts are enacted during the legislative session.
Monday, 2/1/2021

KU's two priorities for the 2021 legislative session - Fact Sheet
KU is calling on legislators to 1) provide stable funding for KU consistent with the previous year’s appropriation and 2) renew the Kansas Engineering Initiative Act.
Monday, 2/1/2021

History of state funding for KU (2002-2020) - Fact Sheet
State funding for KU is now below 2008 levels.
Monday, 2/1/2021


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