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KU Medical Center joins the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Through CUMU membership, the medical center gains access to valuable resources and opportunities.

The Institute for Community Engagement is pleased to announce that KU Medical Center is now a member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), a premier national association. CUMU provides opportunities for members to exchange ideas and implement practices that result in transformative change in urban and metropolitan communities.   

CUMU Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan UniversitiesAs a new member, KU Medical Center and KU employees and students automatically receive membership benefits, including access to CUMU's peer-reviewed journal Metropolitan Universities, its annual conference and numerous learning opportunities and resources. To start enjoying the benefits, explore the website. If you want access to resources, journals or events, sign up with your or email.  

This year's annual conference will take place Oct. 15-18 in Washington, D.C., and will provide a platform to explore and share new ideas. KU Medical Center faculty and students are encouraged to attend and participate so they are prepared to submit conference presentation or research proposals in 2024. 

If you have questions about the CUMU membership or you want to receive more communications about membership and activities,, please contact Ryan Spaulding, Ph.D., vice chancellor of the Institute for Community Engagement, at

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