K-State Activity

Minton to serve as interim dean of KSU College of Ag, Research and Extension

Kansas State University has named Ernie Minton as College of Agriculture interim dean and interim director of K State Research and Extension. Minton, associate dean of research and graduate programs for the college and associate director of research for K-State Research and Extension, will replace John Floros on July 1. In the interim role, Minton [...]

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By | 2018-06-27T11:02:22-05:00 June 27th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Minton to serve as interim dean of KSU College of Ag, Research and Extension

Kansas Board of Regents approve tuition increases for universities

TOPEKA — The Kansas Board of Regents has approved tuition and fee increases for all six public universities, citing a need to keep pace with rising costs and declining state support. K-State is increasing its tuition by 1.1 percent after it announced in May a budget cut of $15 million for FY2019. Full-time resident undergraduate [...]

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By | 2018-06-21T12:34:25-05:00 June 21st, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, State News|Comments Off on Kansas Board of Regents approve tuition increases for universities

K-State names Stoney Brook grad school dean as new provost

Charles Taber, the vice provost for graduate and professional education and dean of the Graduate School at Stony Brook University, New York, has been named the new provost and executive vice president of Kansas State University. According to a press release from KSU Wednesday morning, Taber will assume his new duties on Aug. 15. “Charles [...]

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By | 2018-06-06T08:52:54-05:00 June 6th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on K-State names Stoney Brook grad school dean as new provost

K-State opens fundraiser to cover library fire damage

Following last week’s fire on the Hale Library roof, K-State has announced a fundraiser to cover the cost of damage. The fundraiser, named the “Help for Hale” initiative, has already raised $15,000 according to Jeff Morris, K-State Vice President for Communications and Marketing. Morris told the Mercury recently that all of the funds will be [...]

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By | 2018-05-30T12:11:06-05:00 May 30th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State opens fundraiser to cover library fire damage

K-State student critically injured following weekend boating accident

A K-State student was critically injured Saturday in a boating accident at the Lake of the Ozarks in southwest Missouri. Twenty-one year old Ashley Lamb of Olathe was flown to a Springfield hospital after the 2a.m. crash that killed three others from suburban Kansas City. Lamb, a senior at Kansas State University, is in a [...]

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By | 2018-05-23T08:49:28-05:00 May 23rd, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State student critically injured following weekend boating accident

NEW AUDIO: MFD says Hale Library suffered extensive water, smoke damage

Updated Wednesday, 12:25 pm. The Manhattan Fire Department has released more information concerning Tuesday’s fire at Hale Library on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan kept over 70 fire and EMS personnel busy late Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. KMAN News Director Brady Bauman interviewed MFD Deputy Fire Chief Ryan Almes about the fire Wednesday. [...]

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By | 2018-05-23T11:00:58-05:00 May 22nd, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on NEW AUDIO: MFD says Hale Library suffered extensive water, smoke damage

Gov. Colyer visits KSU Tuesday, signs bill restoring some higher ed cuts

Gov. Jeff Colyer traveled to Kansas State University on Tuesday to sign House Substitute for Senate Bill 109. This is the supplemental appropriations passed by the legislature that includes $15 million restoration for higher education across the state. The money will be spread out over multiple platforms including universities and technical colleges. “This is a [...]

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By | 2018-05-16T12:18:27-05:00 May 16th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Gov. Colyer visits KSU Tuesday, signs bill restoring some higher ed cuts

Despite some budget restoration from Topeka, K-State still eyeing $15M in cuts

Kansas State University announced Thursday it’s still preparing for budget cuts totaling $15 million, according to a statement by the university’s Division of Communications and Marketing via K-State Today. K-State cited decreases in enrollment as a factor. “Similar to most institutions across the nation, our reliance on tuition revenue to finance our operations has increased during [...]

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By | 2018-05-10T12:48:22-05:00 May 10th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Despite some budget restoration from Topeka, K-State still eyeing $15M in cuts

Boy Scouts to hold conference in Manhattan Saturday

The 25th Annual Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Council, Konza District Merit Badge Conference and Target First Class Program will be hosted at Kansas State University on Saturday, according to a press release from the organization. This year is the silver anniversary of the K-State Merit Badge Conference. There will be record attendance of over [...]

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By | 2018-04-27T13:24:40-05:00 April 27th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Boy Scouts to hold conference in Manhattan Saturday

Hales give $500K to K-State library renovation

Kansas State University has received a $500,000 donation toward the renovation of the first floor of the campus’ main library. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the donation comes from the children of Joyce and H.D. “Joe” Hale, who were the main donors for a massive 1990s library renovation and addition. A cafe in the new [...]

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By | 2018-04-24T10:23:49-05:00 April 24th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Hales give $500K to K-State library renovation