Sesquicentennial celebration

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, and News

"KU's First Morning" by Streeter BlairThe KU Alumni Association is commemorating the 150th anniversary of KU’s first day of classes on September 12, 1866, with a 15-hour sale on membership. Starting at 9 a.m. on September 12, Jayhawks can receive a $15 discount on Annual Memberships and a 15% discount on Life Memberships. The sale lasts until midnight.

A limited-edition KU keepsake, a print of Streeter Blair’s painting KU’s First Morning in 1866, is also being offered for sale exclusively to members, thanks to a partnership with KU’s Spencer Museum of Art. Details about the promotion can be found at along with a summary of other sesquicentennial celebrations that have taken place throughout the year.

Alumni support has been a longstanding tradition at the University of Kansas. The KU Alumni Association is grateful for the 42,000 proud members who have helped make KU a truly great university. Learn more.

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