• ‘We must do the work’

    A Universitywide inquiry ordered last fall by Chancellor Doug Girod to examine public safety services at KU and recommend improvements has made more than a dozen suggestions for changes in campus policing and other public safety areas. Chaired by Charles Epp, g’89, Distinguished Professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration, the 27-member Chancellor’s Task Force on Community-Responsive Public Safety included faculty, staff, students and alumni. The group gathered input from the KU community, including comments generated during three public listening sessions in September; a meeting with members of AbolishKU, a student group that circulated a petition to abolish […]
  • ‘A lot of opportunity’

    Best is yet to come, Self reminds 'Hawks after early Big 12 losses
  • Youth movement

    Shortly after the Big 12 on Dec. 10 announced the COVID-related cancellation of KU’s Dec. 12 home game against Texas, coach Les Miles tweeted, “Here come the Jayhawks! #RockChalk” The upbeat message might have seemed out of place, considering the Jayhawks had concluded a winless season with a canceled game, but the positive outlook was trademark Miles, who is determined to emphasize enthusiasm for a rebuilding program that has concluded only its second season. At the Dec. 16 early signing day news conference, Miles noted that 27 true freshmen played in 2020, including 20 scholarship players, and 11 true freshmen […]
  • Sports update

    Zach Bradford broke his own Anschutz Pavilion pole vault record with a winning jump of 18 feet, 6.5 inches at the Jan. 22 Jayhawk Classic. Bradford has junior eligibility indoors but will compete as a sophomore outdoors. Gleb Dudarev, competing unattached with no remaining indoor eligibility, broke his Anschutz record in the weight throw at 81-5. … Two-time Naismith Hall of Fame inductee John McLendon, d’36, on Jan. 13 was posthumously awarded the NCAA’s highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Award. Mentored by James Naismith while at KU, where he became the first African American student to earn a bachelor’s degree […]
  • Multilayered protection

    Successful fall lends optimism for spring
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