A passion of the KU Memorial Union
  • J.W. Gleed, a member of the Board of Regents, sparks a campus-wide debate when he proposes abolishing KU’s participation in intercollegiate football.
  • The University of Kansas Board of Regents chooses acclaimed state public health advocate Dr. Samuel J. Crumbine to become dean of the KU School of Medicine.
  • The Junior Prom becomes the first formal event held in KU’s newly opened Robinson Gymnasium.
  • In the final game of his only season as a Jayhawk basketball player, Forrest “Phog” Allen scores 26 points, a record that will stand for nearly a decade.
  • The University celebrates Armistice Day by formally dedicating Memorial Stadium, built to honor the 130 KU students and alumni who gave their lives in World War I.
In the final game of his only season as a Jayhawk basketball player, Forrest “Phog” Allen scores 26 points, a record that will stand for nearly a decade.
The Junior Prom becomes the first formal event held in KU’s newly opened Robinson Gymnasium.
J.W. Gleed, a member of the Board of Regents, sparks a campus-wide debate when he proposes abolishing KU’s participation in intercollegiate football.
The University of Kansas Board of Regents chooses acclaimed state public health advocate Dr. Samuel J. Crumbine to become dean of the KU School of Medicine.
A Commencement regatta and other aquatic athletic events mark the completion of Potter Lake.
Shortly after the United States formally enters the First World War, KU Chancellor Frank Strong speaks on “Mobilization at the University” before the National Council of Defense in Washington, DC.
The University celebrates Armistice Day by formally dedicating Memorial Stadium, built to honor the 130 KU students and alumni who gave their lives in World War I.
At 1:00 in the afternoon, on cinders still soaked by the previous day’s rain, the first events of the inaugural Kansas Relays get underway in the newly completed Memorial Stadium.
Dedication of KU’s Allen Field House takes place on the night of the Jayhawks’ only home conference victory of the 1954-55 season.
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