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K-State in the news today

Read some of today's top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xls) with all of the day's news stories. 

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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

National/International

Chiefs Recognize General Richard Myers as This Week's Tribute to the Troops Honoree Presented by Crown Royal
1/15/22 Kansas City Chiefs
Myers was asked to return to his alma mater and take over as President at Kansas State University in 2016, once again embracing an opportunity to lead.

Regional/State

December 2021 the warmest on record in Kan., Mo. — by a long shot
1/17/22 Salina Post
“We’re just not getting as cold as we used to, and December kind of took that and pushed it to the extreme,” said Chip Redmond, an assistant meteorologist for the Kansas State University Weather Data Library and manager of the Mesonet, a network of environmental monitoring stations across the state.

Local

Local lawmakers, education officials pleased with Gov. Kelly budget proposal
1/15/22 The Manhattan Mercury
Last year, K-State was the only one of the six Kansas Board of Regents universities to increase tuition for the 2021-22 academic year. But K-State administrators said the 1.2% bump for in-state undergraduate students happened because of a restructuring of tuition and fees, including a merger of the campus-wide academic infrastructure fee into the base tuition rate.

1/17/22 The Manhattan Mercury
In addition to the student awards, the committee gave the Spirit Of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award to four honorees: Deb Nuss and her late husband Brad Fenwick, and Manhattan teachers, the late Linetta Hill and her mother, the late Marjorie D. Johnson.

Fenwick was associate dean of graduate education at K-State and researched infectious diseases. When he died in 2021, the Brad Fenwick Endowment for Civic Science began in his name to fund research in science that can be used to serve the public.

 

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