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ABOUT KU:

The University Women's Club of the University of Kansas is proud to bring women of all ages, backgrounds, and interests together to support this great university. Fun facts about KU can be found below.

KU's VISION: To be recognized as a top-tier public international research university.

KU's MISSION: To lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities, and making discoveries that will change the world.

KU is home to:
  • 28,401 students
  • 1,612 faculty
  • 3,592 staff
  • 13 schools
  • 370 degree programs
  • 80+ graduate departments
  • 6,746 degrees conferred (FY 2016)
  • 9,805,606 square feet of KU buildings
  • 986 total acres across five campuses
  • 6,840 acres of off-campus facilities
Learn more about KU at ku.edu/about/traditions. Since the 1980’s oral histories have been collected from KU retirees. These collected histories are in the Library at the Adams Alumni Center and also in the archives of Spencer Research Library. Most of them have been digitized and can be downloaded for reading on your own electronic device. The histories available are indexed sorted by name, by discipline, and by years served. Select an index and then select an underlined name to link to the history:

Historic Mount Oread


To celebrate the sesquicentennial (150) years of the University of Kansas, the Endacott Society has created this web site of Historic Mount Oread.

The content is adapted from the book of the same name, compiled and written by Sandra Swanson Wiechert, published in 1999 and again in 2001. Sandra is a member of the KU Endacott Society and participated in this web project. The original photographs were by Wally Emerson. On this web site all photos, except the book cover, are by Jerry Niebaum, and were taken in 2012-2013.