Welcome to the Office of the Provost

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Neeli Bendapudi Neeli Bendapudi
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

The transformative power of higher education is truly phenomenal. It does more than simply elevate the standing of the one who learns; it touches all those around — staff, faculty, family, community, country, and world.

The University of Kansas faculty and staff excel at providing students with opportunities to transform their lives. Through high-level instruction, public engagement, discovery and creativity, KU prepares students to address the burning issues of the day as well as identify challenges and opportunities ahead. ...

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times