New leaders heading up compliance and human resources
Two far-reaching departments are getting a fresh start under new leadership and vision. Lisa Hoebelheinrich, former associate general counsel, fully transitioned into her new role of associate vice chancellor for compliance, effective Feb. 1. Chari Young, former associate general counsel, transitioned into her new role as associate vice chancellor for human resources, effective Feb. 15. Both have already identified their top priorities. Read more.
Commitment to an inclusive community
KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, KU Provost Jeffrey Vitter and our Executive Vice Chancellor Doug Girod, M.D. want to assure our campuses of their commitment to KU being an inclusive community, despite the governor's executive order. Read more.
Stuff that might interest you
Tornado drill: A campus-wide tornado drill will be conducted Tuesday, March 3, at 1:30 p.m., in conjunction with the state tornado drill. It is critical that all faculty, staff and students on campus understand where to go and what to do during an actual tornado so all members of campus will be expected to participate. Practicing for an emergency will make actions automatic in the event of a real disaster. Read more.
Collaborating on a biospecimen repository
The University of Kansas Cancer Center and Truman Medical Center join forces to create a regional biobank that will collect blood and tissue samples needed to conduct translational research. Read more.
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Feb. 16: Shuttle stop in Lot 100 (off Rainbow Extension) is now located outside the lot (approximately 50 feet from original location). Contact Parking Services at 913-588-5175 with questions.
Kathy Johnston, clinical instructor in the Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders, is the first person to earn certification in Kansas as an Early Start Denver Model therapist for working with children with autism. Read more.
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