Hemenway, Lariviere to be honored for service to university at receptions
Events for departing chancellor, provost set for May 2, 12
Two receptions have been scheduled to celebrate the KU careers of Chancellor Robert Hemenway and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Richard Lariviere.
“Hats Off to Chancellor Bob Hemenway” will be at 3 p.m. May 2 at the Lied Center. The event is free and open to the public, and no RSVP is required.
In December, Hemenway announced he would step down after 14 years as chancellor at KU. He will write a book about intercollegiate athletics and American values, and will return to the classroom to teach in 2010.
More information on the event is available online.
A farewell event for Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Richard Lariviere will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 12 at the Spencer Museum of Art. The event will celebrate his service to KU.
In March, Lariviere announced he would leave KU in June to become president of the University of Oregon. He has been provost at KU since 2006.