FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2020
Board of Regents virtual meetings remain accessible to public
(Topeka, Kan.) – With the Kansas Board of Regents shifting to virtual meetings as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Board’s open meetings will remain accessible to the public via the internet or teleconference.
Full Board meetings will continue to be live streamed on the Board’s website and on YouTube, as has been standard practice for in-person meetings in the Board’s offices. Board standing committee agenda calls, other regular meetings of the Board’s standing committees and councils, and Technical Education Authority meetings will also offer the option to access the meetings via phone or online virtual meeting.
Information about how to access open meetings will be posted on relevant agendas on the Board’s website. Meeting handouts and other agenda materials will also be posted on the website. Additional details may be found at https://www.kansasregents.org/about/covid-19-information/operations-and-meeting-alert.
For more information, please contact Matt Keith at (785) 430-4237 or
About the Kansas Board of Regents
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.