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K-State Today

March 18, 2021

Kansas Board of Regents meeting university updates

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

The Kansas Board of Regents meeting on March 17 included items related to Kansas State University. For more information on these items, see the March meeting agenda PDF or view the recorded meeting on YouTube

Introductions and reports  

In his CEO report to the board, President Richard Myers discussed the task force formed to implement universitywide academic program review and revitalization process; the launch of YOU@KSU; the All In for K-State — Textbooks 2.0 on March 24; plans for spring commencement; and college-to-career statistics for 2019-2020 bachelor’s degree graduates.

Consent agenda

K-State received approval to raze two buildings as part of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan.

Discussion agenda 

The Regents approved a request by K-State and the University of Kansas to extend the suspension of a portion of the board policy related to the payment of tuition and fees so students experiencing financial difficulties related to the COVID-19 pandemic may continue their studies.