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  • The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University of Kansas, overseeing campuses in Lawrence, Kansas City, Overland Park and Wichita in addition to research and educational centers in Topeka, Hutchinson, Parsons and elsewhere in the state. Dr. Douglas A. GirodJuly 1, 2017-Present
  • The Kansas Board of Regents votes funds to replace the original Fraser Hall, claiming it had "outlived its usefulness."
  • Twenty-three year old Flora Richardson delivers KU's first valedictory address on her way to becoming the University's first female graduate.
  • The first six students enrolled in KU’s one-year “Preparatory Medical Course” begin classes on Mount Oread.
  • The Fort Scott Daily Monitor glowingly describes KU's new University Hall (later Fraser Hall), asserting "There is no structure on the American continent … equal to this in size or surpassing it in adaptness for the purposes of higher education."
The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the University of Kansas, overseeing campuses in Lawrence, Kansas City, Overland Park and Wichita in addition to research and educational centers in Topeka, Hutchinson, Parsons and elsewhere in the state. Dr. Douglas A. GirodJuly 1, 2017-Present
The Fort Scott Daily Monitor glowingly describes KU's new University Hall (later Fraser Hall), asserting "There is no structure on the American continent … equal to this in size or surpassing it in adaptness for the purposes of higher education."
Twenty-three year old Flora Richardson delivers KU's first valedictory address on her way to becoming the University's first female graduate.
The first six students enrolled in KU’s one-year “Preparatory Medical Course” begin classes on Mount Oread.
The Kansas Board of Regents votes funds to replace the original Fraser Hall, claiming it had "outlived its usefulness."
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