A passion of the KU Memorial Union

Mission

KU History conveys an accurate and engaging history of the University of Kansas (KU) and shares KU's rich narrative with the public. KU History seeks to build understanding, audiences and support within the greater campus community by depicting KU experiences. KU History recounts these narratives through history panels, exhibits and online resources.
 

Inauguration Day for Frank Strong (2nd from right in foreground), University of Kansas, October 17, 1902.
(Image courtesy of University Archives, University of Kansas)
link to image of inauguration day for Frank Strong, 1902


KU Today
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times