Posted on Sep 12, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, and News
Classes began at our beloved university on Sept. 12, 1866.
According to KU History, tuition for college classes at that time was $30 per year.
Some of our staff members shared their birthday wishes for KU:
Happy birthday KU! Not everyone can claim that they get better looking every year, but you just grow more magnificent, especially with the recent Jayhawk Boulevard improvements! Rock Chalk, and let the campanile bells sing. —Susan Younger, creative director
Wishing you the happiest of birthdays KU! Thank you for providing me with unique experiences I will cherish for a lifetime. You have truly molded me into who I am today. —Emily Ellison, alumni programs coordinator
Happy Birthday KU! May the worldwide network of Jayhawks continue to grow, one of the many reasons being a Jayhawk is so special. Cheers to the Jayhawk family. Rock Chalk! —Heath Peterson, vice president for alumni programs
Happy Birthday KU, because of you I have learned what it truly means to #beajayhawk. Here’s to many more years of inspiring students to make discoveries that change the world. —Leah Kohlman, communications coordinator
My birthday wish for KU would be for every future Jayhawk to have the same great experience that I had as a KU student. Rock Chalk! – David Johnston, vice president for marketing and Internet services
What’s your #wish4KU?