KU Chancellor Gray-Little to Step Down

The University of Kansas has announced that Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, the school’s 17th chancellor, will step down in summer 2017. The university also said that details of the search process for Gray-Little’s successor will be shared in the coming weeks.… more

UMKC Capital Campaign Roars Past Goal

Seven years ago, the Campaign for UMKC launched with an ambitious goal of raising $250 million. Today, officials announced, that the University of Missouri-Kansas City had surged past that mark by more than 20 percent, with $302,534,370 raised. The university… more

Missouri Invests $1 Million in Savannah, MO Kids

The Missouri Department of Economic Development, through the Missouri Start Smart initiative, will authorize a $1 million grant to the City of Savannah for the improvement of early childhood education. The funds will be used to construct a new Early… more

Bloch School Begins Search for New Dean

In a week with several celebrations of entrepreneurism happening in Kansas City, the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management, a leader in entrepreneurship and innovation education, has added to the excitement by announcing its search for a new dean.… more

Mentors Invest Time in the Future of KC Business

It’s a big day for entrepreneurship in Kansas City. As Ivy League Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business winds up its Minority Business Entrepreneurs program here in town and Techweek Kansas City continues spotlighting the local tech community, the Helzberg Entrepreneurial… more

KC Corporations See Potential in Minority Entrepreneurs

Today is graduation day for 30 Kansas City-area participants in a program called Strategy and Business Development for Minority Business Entrepreneurs—a 2½ -day intensive education program for executives, brought to Kansas City by the Ivy League staff of Dartmouth College's  Tuck School… more

Students Give Midwest Colleges Great Grades

According to a new survey by The Princeton Review, the Midwest boasts 156 colleges students feel they have reason to brag about. That’s 156 out of a list of The Best 381 Colleges and more than 20 have a presence… more

KU scientists win grant to help infectious disease fight

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases is frightening to contemplate, but a team of University of Kansas researchers has won an $11 million grant it hopes will help to find a solution.The five-year grant from the National Institutes of… more

2016 Icons of Education Luncheon

What makes an Icon of Education? Not longevity alone, though some of this year’s honorees have been at the practice since 1968. No, it’s more than that: It’s part passion, part call to serve, part intellectual curiosity and part executive… more

2016 Icons of Education

Masters of EducationBefore they enter a regional work force more than 1 million strong, young people from across the two-state region—indeed, from across America and around the world—make their way through the educational systems in Kansas and Missouri, from K-12… more