University of Kansas students can now download a free app to help stay safe on campus. The Rave Guardian mobile phone app includes real-time interactive features that enable students to connect with a network of friends, family and safety personnel at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses.
The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory council to improve and reform American Indian learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the creation of the council will help state education officials as they try to close enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans.
When students walk through the doors of the Dodge City Community College Student Achievement and Resources Center (SARC), they can expect a calm, relaxed environment for tutoring, advising, studying and study hall.
When it comes to sexual assault cases that universities haven’t handled well, the examples are as ubiquitous as they are alarming. A recent reported assault from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities that involved 10 college football players, a recruit, and horrifying rape allegations from a female student showed every indication of being yet another heartbreaking statistic.
The pandemic dramatically changed the look and feel of higher education this past year. Students attended classes online and were often asked to stay in their dorms. Hundreds of thousands of faculty and staff were furloughed or laid off. Enrollment plummeted. Freshman enrollment alone dropped 13 percent in the fall. It’s accelerated a cash-flow crisis that many institutions were grappling with even before the pandemic.