FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2020
Kansas Board of Regents Statement
(Topeka, Kan.) - The Kansas Board of Regents has issued the following statement following its special board meeting today:
The Kansas Board of Regents is committed to working with all our universities and colleges to support and promote freedom of speech and diversity and inclusion.
During these unprecedented times, our universities have been forced to make quick decisions and act swiftly without the normal process of including all our stakeholders in decision making.
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to improve communications during times of crisis.
We look forward to strengthening relationships with students, alumni and friends. It is vital that all stakeholders join us in this effort.
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.