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KU Educational Leadership & Policy Studies: Preparing leaders in education

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Wayne Black

Wayne L. Black Jr. seeks to make college athletics more equitable

College athletics is often framed as the ultimate even playing field. One of pure opportunity, where anyone can succeed — so long as they’re...
Steven Johnson Jr

Steven Johnson Jr. looks to deepen understanding of Black RAs’ experiences on campuses

Black resident assistants, particularly those at predominantly white institutions, navigate a unique set of circumstances and biases in the...
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John Brickelmyer, EdD, May 2022

promoted to Associate Dean of the School of Professional Studies at KU Edwards Campus
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Dawn Shew, EdD, May 2022

appointed Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at the KU School of Nursing

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US News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in 2024 rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has two programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released Feb. 7.

KU School of Education & Human Sciences to host fireside chat with author and women’s health advocate Alejandra Campoverdi

LAWRENCE – In celebration of Black History Month, the School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host a fireside chat with Alejandra Campoverdi, author of the national bestselling book First Gen, and Nicholas Mitchell, assistant professor

‘2024 Research & Teaching Festival’ conference to be hosted for educators

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the 2024 Research & Teaching Festival on February 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CT in Joseph R. Pearson Hall (JRP) room 150.

AAI announces the Center for Reimagining Education

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) has announced the new Center for Reimagining Education (CRE), whose mission is to accelerate the pace of change in schools and districts.

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