Jayhawks in the News | Mar. 2

Posted on Mar 2, 2018 in News

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Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our weekly edition of “In the News.” It’s like an online version of Class Notes. If you’ve seen Jayhawks in the news who should be featured, email us at share@kualumni.org.

Cole Aldrich calls jersey retirement ceremony ‘really humbling’ | KUSports

At halftime of 13th-ranked KU’s wild, 77-69 victory over No. 20 West Virginia, Aldrich stood in the tunnel he ran out of so many times as a player and watched quietly as a video chronicling his Kansas career played on the video board above midcourt.
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Fred’s adds to ranks of female board members with appointment of KU provost | BizJournal

The provost for the University of Kansas has joined the board of directors for a Memphis-based retail chain. Neeli Bendapudi — provost, executive vice chancellor and professor of marketing at the University of Kansas — will take a seat on the board of Fred’s Inc., effective Wednesday, March 21.
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KU graduate giving back to LGBTQ students in big way | KSTN News

Chad Leat, a ’78 KU grad student and retired Wall Street executive, is back on campus for the first time in nearly 40 years. Leat is donating $1 million in support of LGTBQ student scholarships at the university. The donation comes from Leat being one of the few openly gay executives on Wall Street and for his first time back to his old stomping grounds in decades.
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Lawrence school board approves changing name of South to Billy Mills Middle School | Lawrence Journal-World

In what was a surprise even to its members, the Lawrence school board voted unanimously Monday to change the name of South Middle School to honor Billy Mills. The school will be renamed Billy Mills Middle School in honor of the KU All-American, Olympian, and Native American.
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Lashly & Baer, P.C. Names Lisa O. Stump President | lashlybaer.com

Lashly & Baer, P.C., one of the oldest law firms in Downtown St. Louis, has named Lisa O. Stump, ’86, as President. She succeeds Kenneth C. Brostron, who is stepping aside as President of the Firm, after over 30 years. Stump, who has practiced at Lashly & Baer for her entire career, becomes the first woman President of the Firm. Stump, 53, is also Chair of the Firm’s Governmental and Education practice group.
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