Mary and Deborah Zimmerman sent a letter to Emporia State president, Ken Hush, on Oct. 19 urging him to reconsider the dismissal of 33 faculty members in September and the discontinuance of academic programs across campus.
When Niko Sims first came to Emporia State, he had an “intense stutter” and didn’t apply himself to his studies. After walking into the debate room, his life changed. He soon found himself staying up late reading books, doing in-depth research and enjoying it.
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP), a nonprofit faculty and academic professional association, sent a letter yesterday strongly urging Emporia State administration to rescind the 33 faculty and staff notices of termination issued on September 15.
Students at Emporia State rallied to show their support Friday for the 33 faculty and staff that were dismissed after the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) gave the green light.
This is a developing list that will be updated as The Bulletin confirms dismissals. The numbers below represent the faculty that have been notified of their termination and their department.
Ahead of the Kansas Board of Regents meeting to vote on Emporia State’s new framework, which will allow administration to dismiss employees, including tenured faculty, 52 students gathered outside Plumb Hall this morning to protest the action.
The Kansas Board of Regents voted unanimously today to allow Emporia State to implement a plan to dismiss employees, including tenured faculty. Impacted employees will be notified by the end of the week, according to a campus-wide email sent by ESU President Ken Hush.
Emporia State’s student government called a forum Friday to give students an opportunity to ask questions and give feedback on ESU’s plan to realign resources to certain programs and dismiss employees, including tenured professors.
When Ken Hush was selected Emporia State’s 18th president in June, he became one of six state university heads in Kansas. Of those six, four have doctorates, another is a medical doctor, and one, Hush, has no advanced degrees.
After Emporia State president Ken Hush defended the plan to demolish Butcher Education Center and close on-campus childcare, the response from the community has been evident.
Emporia State’s new president, Ken Hush, recently expressed confusion and used contemptuous language about those urging the university to save its 68-year-old early childhood center and preserve on-campus childcare for faculty and staff.
Students at Emporia State struggle with mountains of debt every year. This includes not only the hundreds of individuals sent to debt collections annually, but also those who are facing debt for unavoidable medical and living expenses.
Vladyslav “Vlad” Remeniak, 27, was awoken in his Kyiv apartment by a frantic neighbor at 5 a.m. on Feb. 24. The neighbor had three words for Remeniak: “It has started.”
When Kaitlynd Brasher sat last month in her Volkswagen outside of the Wichita bakery where she works, trying to appeal a court decision she says didn’t leave her enough money to live on, she suddenly found herself facing an empty phone screen.
For many Hornets, moving back on campus may be more affordable than renting off campus. On-campus room and meal plan rates will be changing for the 2022-2023 school year. As opposed to previous years, housing rates will be divided by freshmen and upperclassmen. While all fees are going down,…
Imagine you’re a college student going about your day just as any other. Perhaps you stopped by Starbucks on your way back from class, or maybe you are heading back to your dorm room for that long awaited nap.
EMPORIA — Two large education bills, House Bill 2662 and House Bill 2119, were introduced into committee. They incorporate things such as test score bonuses and requirements to have lesson plans and materials turned in by June 30 for parental approval.
TOPEKA — Twenty-three individuals were confirmed as members on the presidential search committee during the February Kansas Board of Regents meeting. Of the 22, seven are faculty and staff, three are students, 10 are alumni and community members, and two are regents.
TOPEKA — An outside organization has been hired by the Kansas Board of Regents to assess Kansas universities’ academic programs and resources. They voted to approve the rpk GROUP to conduct this assessment during their February meeting.
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