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Finalists for the 2023-24 Marlene Mawson Exemplary Woman Athlete Award Announced

Kansas Athletics announced Monday that Cameron Boyd (rowing), Reagan Cooper (volleyball), Zakiyah Franklin (women’s basketball), Kasey Hamilton (softball), Hanna Hawks (women’s golf), Avery Smith (soccer) and Elise Wehrmann (swim and dive) are the 2023-24 Marlene Mawson Exemplary Woman Athlete Award Finalists.

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Allen Fieldhouse and Booth Family Hall of Athletics to Close for Phase II Upgrades

Due to enhancements, historic Allen Fieldhouse and the Booth Family Hall of Athletics will be closed from March 7 through the Fall of 2024.

Kansas Has 88 Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-Big 12 Teams

The Big 12 Conference announced the 2023 Fall Academic All-Big 12 Teams on Wednesday. A total of 956 student-athletes across the conference were recognized, with 88 Jayhawks receiving the honor. Kansas had 75 student-athletes placed on the first team and 13 on the second team.

Kansas Athletics Formalizes AD Cabinet

Kansas Director of Athletics Travis Goff rounded-out his Athletic Director’s Cabinet leadership for Kansas Athletics this week, including elevating Collin Sexton to Deputy Athletics Director – Chief Strategy Officer.

Kansas Student-Athletes Tie Department GPA Record During Fall 2023 Semester

Kansas student-athletes once again experienced a wildly successful semester in the classroom this past fall, combining for a department grade point average of 3.40.

Kansas Ties Program Record for Graduation Success Rate

University of Kansas student-athletes continued to shine in the classroom, as the NCAA released the Graduation Success Rate (GSR) for member institutions this week.

$35 Million Gift Designated for Gateway District

Brad Garlinghouse affirms his legacy at KU with a generous gift commitment of $35 million to KU Endowment to support the Gateway District and the future of Kansas Athletics.

Kansas Athletics Provides Parking Information for Exciting Weekend on Campus

With Kansas Athletics set to host several exciting home events beginning Thursday, there is key parking information for fans and supporters planning to attend should be aware of.

$10 Million Gift from Kimbell/Almanza Families to Honor 4 Generations of Jayhawks

For more than six decades, Charlie and Sharon Kimbell supported the University of Kansas and KU Athletics. Their generous investments in Kansas Athletics included support for football, basketball, scholarships, unrestricted support and a wide range of student support before their passing (Charlie in 2016, Sharon in 2022).

$25 Million Gift Designated for Kansas Athletics

R. Todd Slawson, a 1984 graduate of the School of Engineering, Trustee of the KU Endowment Association and a fourth generation Jayhawk, recently continued his family’s legacy of support to KU with a gift commitment of $25 million to KU Endowment, in support of Kansas Athletics.

$15 Million Gift From Anonymous Donor Family Fuels Support for Gateway District

The University of Kansas is honored to announce a generous gift of $15 million from an anonymous family, further advancing the transformational Gateway District and reimagined David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.