KU Chancellor Gray-Little to step down in summer 2017

KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little (KSN File Photo)
KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little (KSN File Photo)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNW) — Bernadette Gray-Little, the 17th chancellor of the University of Kansas, has announced she will step down from the position in summer 2017.

Chancellor Gray-Little announced her plans to the Kansas Board of Regents recently and in a subsequent campus-wide email to the KU community.

The university, in conjunction with the Kansas Board of Regents, will announce details of the search process for Chancellor Gray-Little’s successor in the coming weeks.

Chancellor Gray-Little also holds the distinction of being the first female and first African-American chancellor in KU history.

Prior to becoming KU’s 17th chancellor, Gray-Little held leadership positions at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, including executive vice chancellor and provost.

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