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Sept. 19 , 2003
Vol. 28, No. 3

State health rates jump again
Open enrollment starts next month
Collage Concert to ring in Open House festivities
Party on the prairie
Convocation highlights achievements, focuses on future
Provost emphasizes tuition enhancement programs
Survey results help tailor proposal
Coke awards Native American scholarships
American Pride

Professors hit the road for Faculty Speakers Bureau
July employees honored
‘Big Brother’ gives time, money to United Way
Brown v. Board program debuts

Governor to present leadership lecture

AIDS crisis discussed in minicourse

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Brown v. Board program debuts

The Brown v. Board of Education commission this week at KU opened a series of programs commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic decision.

“Race, Law and the American Creed: Examining the Social and Legal Impact of Brown v. Board of Education” was presented Sept. 18 at the Dole Institute of Politics by V.P. Franklin, editor of the Journal of African-American History; David R. Roediger, director of the Center on Democracy in a Multicultural Society at the University of Illinois; and Roger Wilkins, distinguished professor of history at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

The series will include programs in San Antonio, Atlanta and New York City. Two more programs will be scheduled in January and February.

The series will culminate March 14 through 17 at KU with a conference on “The Legacies and Unfinished Business of Brown v. Board.”

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