April 14, 2024

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Tag: University of Kansas

AFT-Kansas distances itself from anti-semitic statement by affiliated union at KU

A recent story in the Sentinel exposing the rabid anti-semitism of the University of Kansas’ Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition has…

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KU graduate teaching assistant union calls Israel ‘settler colonial project’

As Israel responds to the vicious terror attacks by radical Islamist group Hamas, a graduate student group based at the…

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Chief of Shawnee Tribe says KU professor falsely claims Indian descent

A University of Kansas professor who claims to be of Indian descent is falsifying his ancestory, according to Shawnee Tribe…

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Wichita State bucks declining college enrollment trend

Nationwide enrollment in post-secondary education has been dropping for years, and with the exception of Wichita State, it’s also true…

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KS Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall resigns teaching position over free speech issues

Just over a month after an associate dean at the University of Kansas School of Law labeled a speech that…

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KU Law school says ADF discussion of the First Amendment is ‘hate speech’

Last week the University of Kansas student chapter of the Federalist Society invited Jordan Lorence, the senior counsel and director…

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ACTA critical of KS colleges’ degree requirements, graduation

The 2020-21 edition of “What Will They Learn?” by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) is sharply critical…

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Race not a factor in Kansas monoclonal antibody decisions

A race-based scoring system to determine who will get the relatively-scarce monoclonal antibody COVID treatments is found in some states,…

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KU ducks questions about CRT in education curriculum

As the furor over the teaching of controversial subjects such as critical race theory swings elections in other states, a…

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KU researchers mislead (again) on mask mandate efficacy

The University of Kansas issued a press release on Monday, quoting a study in the Journal of the American Medical…

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2020 state payroll listing includes K-State coaches

In a break from past practice, the 2020 state payroll listing includes some highly paid coaches at Kansas State University. …

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K-State gets only FIRE green light free speech rating in KS

Kansas State University ranks among the top colleges for free speech, according to an annual survey by the Foundation for…

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KU student targeted by sorority for conservative views

A KU sorority member who was put on probation for “conduct unbecoming” — i.e., conservative views — has apparently had…

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NCTQ: Better teacher prep programs would produce more effective teachers

For every four elementary teacher candidates, only two will demonstrate a reasonable grasp of the content they will teach. The…

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Universities largely to blame for tuition hikes, not Legislature

Kansas college students are incurring a lot more debt to pay tuition and fees than they were a decade ago,…

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Researchers Brutally Smack Down Laura Kelly’s Favored KU Welfare Report

The Wichita Eagle headline sounds awful: “Kansas child welfare agency trying to undercut research cited by incoming governor.” This is…

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Facing Deep Cuts, KU Staff Push Back Against Administrative Fat Cats

Facing cuts of more than 150 positions, angry employees of the University of Kansas are finally speaking out about the…

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15 Months Into Campus Carry, KU Reports First Teeny Violation

Some 15 months into the University of Kansas’s “controversial” campus carry law, the Lawrence Journal-World inquired to see how many…

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KU Coach Bill Self Has Lots of ‘Splainin’ to Do in Adidas Scandal

University of Kansas basketball fans are not thinking about the ongoing federal trial of Adidas executives in New York. They…

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Witness Fingers KU B-Ballers In Adidas Scandal

On Thursday, cooperating witness T.J. Gassnola, a former Adidas consultant, detailed the payments he made to families and friends of current…

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Daily Kansan: KU Gambled on More Foreign Students, Lost

First off, kudos to the University of Kansas student newspaper, the Daily Kansan. Last school year, the Daily Kansan featured…

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Higher Ed Pub Asks, “What About Kansas” On Subject of Free Speech?

One has to wonder whether the academic left does not understand the concept of free speech or merely pretends to…

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KU Flies Defaced American Flag–In The Name of Art

Beginning on the 4th of July, the University of Kansas has allowed a defaced American flag to fly above Spooner…

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“Public-Private” Deals Bilk, Milk KU, Lawrence

Ten years ago, the City of Lawrence set up a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District and a Transportation Development District to…

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