About the Office of Public Affairs
The Office of Public Affairs advances university priorities through strategic communication and engagement with key internal and external audiences.
Office of Public Affairs
News and Media Relations
This unit informs the public of KU's role as one of the country's most highly regarded research universities.
University Ceremonies and Special Events
The Office of University Ceremonies and Special Events hosts signature events.
The National Weather Service is forecasting extremely cold weather for the coming days, with temperatures staying below freezing and lows at or below zero degrees. With this in mind, please plan accordingly and take precautions when coming to and from campus.
As a leading public research university, the University of Kansas is committed to encouraging members of our community to participate in elections. With this in mind, we are writing to remind you of tomorrow’s general election in the state of Kansas.
As a leading research university, the University of Kansas is committed to ensuring that members of our community are able to exercise their right to vote and participate in elections. The upcoming Nov. 8 general election in Kansas is another opportunity to foster this kind of civic engagement.
Voting is one of our most fundamental responsibilities as citizens, and as a leading research university, part of KU’s mission is to foster civic engagement. The upcoming Aug. 2 primary election is an excellent opportunity to model that kind of democratic participation.
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications and Public Affairs
Karla Leeper serves as the university's Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications and Public Affairs. In this role, she oversees all messaging to advance KU’s interests at the local, state and national levels, and has responsibility for marketing, branding, internal and external communications and message integration across all KU campuses, affiliates and partners.