University Designated Centers and Institutes

The Commons

Directors:  Leonard Krishtalka, Ph.D., Victor Bailey, Ph.D., and Saralyn Reece Hardy, Ph.D.


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red hot researchA partnership between the Biodiversity Institute, the Hall Center for the Humanities, and the Spencer Museum of Art, The Commons is both a physical and intellectual space where scholars and students from the sciences, humanities and arts come together to explore the reciprocal relationships between natural and cultural systems.

KU Strategic Plan

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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