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Kansas university chancellor asks for more funding


October 5, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas' chancellor is asking gubernatorial candidates and lawmakers to provide more funding to higher education.

KU Chancellor Douglas Girod has been holding meetings to urge legislators to approve the Kansas Board of Regents' $85 million budget request, the Lawrence Journal-World reported. University of Kansas campuses would receive about $33 million if the budget is approved.

"A new governor in January will define what this legislative session will look like," Girod said.

The university has faced challenges since announcing plans to cut $20 millio...

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