News Releases

Pandemic Expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 14, 2020

Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.

Dr. Bruce Williams Named Associate Dean for Clinical Education

May 4, 2020
Kansas City University recently announced the appointment of Bruce Williams, DO, FACOFP, associate dean for Clinical Education in the KCU College of...

Dr. Kristine Stevens Appointed as Vice Provost

May 1, 2020
KCU recently announced the appointment of Kristine A. Stevens, EdD, as vice provost for Enrollment and Student Services. She has been serving in an interim...

Kansas City University Freezes Tuition for 2020-21 Academic Year

Apr 23, 2020

University moves to ease financial hardships due to COVID-19

The Board of Trustees of Kansas City University (KCU) announced this week a freeze on tuition for all academic programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine

Mar 30, 2020

Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.