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Company Overview of University of Kansas

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University of Kansas is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the field of business, social sciences, science, and medicine. The schools and colleges of the university include School of Business Administration, School of Architecture and Urban Design, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, College of Medicine, School of Engineering, Graduate School, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, College of Education and Social Services, and School of Law. University of Kansas was founded in 1864 and is based in Lawrence, Kansas. The university has endowment assets of $855.5 million.

P. O. Box 928

Lawrence, KS 66045

United States

Founded in 1864

Phone:

785-864-2700

Key Executives for University of Kansas

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Vice Provost of Administration and Finance
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Kansas Key Developments

University of Kansas Hires Antha Cotten-Spreckelmeyer as Interim Academic Director

The new Academic Accelerator Program at the University of Kansas will provide first-year international students a mix of academic and cultural courses to assist in their transition to the KU and Lawrence community. To lead the development of the academic program, KU has called on Antha Cotten-Spreckelmeyer, a longtime leader in the Humanities and Western Civilization Program. Cotten-Spreckelmeyer will serve as the KUAAP's interim academic director during the program's first year. As academic director, Cotten-Spreckelmeyer will work with academic units, the Applied English Center and KU's partner in the KUAAP, Shorelight Education, to create an effective student program in English for academics, tutorials and progression through the 12-month program. She will have oversight of both the academic curriculum and the English language program.

University of Kansas Names Russ Ostermann as Interim Director of Tertiary Oil Recovery Program, Effective July 1, 2014

Russ Ostermann, associate professor and associate chair of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Kansas, has been named interim director of KU's Tertiary Oil Recovery Program. The move is effective July 1, 2014. Ostermann succeeds Jenn-Tai Liang, professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, who has accepted a faculty position in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas AandM University. Liang has directed TORP since 2007. A national search for the permanent director will begin soon. Ostermann joined the faculty at KU in 1992.

University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network Announces Executive Changes

The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network will have a new development director effective June 8. Feloniz Lovato-Winston will step into the position, currently held by Brenda Berg Dyck, who will leave Audio-Reader in early June. The development director is responsible for coordinating all fundraising activities for Audio-Reader, including direct mail campaigns, special events, grant proposals, donor stewardship and planned giving. In her new role, Lovato-Winston will work closely with Executive Director Janet Campbell and the Audio-Reader Development Committee to maintain and enhance a diverse funding base to support the mission and goals of the organization. Feloniz Lovato-Winston has worked at KU since 2005, holding positions in both the Dean's Office and the communications department at the School of Business before accepting the development assistant position at Audio-Reader in 2010.

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