Kansas State University (K-State) is an educational institution that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounts, arts, architecture, chemistry, engineering, economics, education, english, management, geography, and history. The colleges of the university include College of Architecture, College o0f Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Engineering, and College of Veterinary Medicine. K-State was founded in 1863 and is based in Manhattan, Kansas. It has endowment assets worth $187.4 million.
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Founded in 1996
Kansas State University Announces Executive Changes, Effective Aug. 2, 2015
Jul 1 15
Kansas State University has named Ralph Richardson as the interim dean and CEO of K-State Olathe, effective Aug. 2, 2015. Richardson has served as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University since 1998 and will be succeeded by Tammy Beckham, currently director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases in College Station, Texas. Prior to joining Kansas State University, Richardson was the department head of veterinary clinical sciences at Purdue University from 1987 to 1998.
Kansas State University Establishes Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement
Feb 27 15
A new center at Kansas State University will lead the nation in new media technology research for the improvement of small rural enterprises. On Feb. 10, 2015, the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement was established to help small businesses succeed through new media marketing research. This inter-departmental effort represents a collaboration of previous federal grant funding and support from the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The center's objectives are to generate research-based knowledge related to new media technologies and rural enterprises while offering hands-on research experiences for graduate and undergraduate students in an effort to serve as a source for local, regional, and national rural enterprises and others involved in improving rural life.
Kansas State University's Greek Community Announces Board Appointments
Feb 3 15
The Greek community at Kansas State University has elected a new board of directors for the Office of Greek Affairs. The members of the board serve on either the Interfraternity Council or the PanHellenic Council, which are the student governing councils that overlook both the fraternities and sororities at the university. The following students are new board members: Ciara Chambers, senior in political science, Derby, vice president and judicial affairs, PanHellenic Council. From Greater Kansas City: Trevor Moy, junior in marketing, director of community and internal relations, Interfraternity Council, and Devin Rudicel, junior in mass communications, vice president, Interfraternity Council, both from Lenexa; Christopher Earnshaw, sophomore in business administration, director of public relations, Interfraternity Council, Blair Lewis, junior in education, director of recruitment-continuous open bidding and retention, PanHellenic Council, and Grady Marcuson, senior in marketing, director of judicial affairs, Interfraternity Council, all from Overland Park; and Lucas Karlin, junior in accounting, Shawnee, director of recruitment, Interfraternity Council. Paige Kellenburger, senior in psychology, president, PanHellenic Council, and Paul Meissbach, senior in applied music, president, Interfraternity Council, both from Lawrence; Jessica Van Ranken, sophomore in political science, Lindsborg, director of community and internal relations; Zach Lowry, sophomore in political science, Stockton, director of risk management, Interfraternity Council; and Chelsey Ast, junior in marketing, director of recruitment-external, PanHellenic Council, and Bailey Wright, junior in biology, director of recruitment-internal, PanHellenic Council, both from Wichita. From out of state: Kylie Sturgis, junior in mass communications, Wilcox, Nebraska, director of risk management, PanHellenic Council; and Baylee Ragsdill, junior in apparel and textiles, Bixby, Oklahoma, director of public relations, PanHellenic Council.