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Men of Merit

The KU Men of Merit Poster recognizes the KU men who redefine masculinity by challenging norms, taking action, and leading by example while making outstanding achievements and contributions to KU and/or the Lawrence community. Click on the images below to view previous posters. Want to nominate a man of merit? Check back here in October!


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Did You Know..
  • Only 26% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature only 39 are women, the lowest since 1988
  • 30% of single mothers in Kansas live below the poverty level

Concerned by what you now know? Get involved today!

Our annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series is fast approaching. Join this year's speaker Urmi Basu for Transforming Oppression into Opportunity, a conversation about Human Trafficking, April 30th, 7pm in the Union Ballroom. Check out the Facebook page for her New Light foundation!
New Light Kolkata
We promote gender equality through education and life-skill training, thereby reduce harm caused by violence and abuse to women and young children.

Tony Porter A Call to Men Tony is the original visionary and co-founder behind A CALL TO MEN: The National Association of Men and Women Committed to Ending Violence Against Women. He is the author of "Well Meaning Men...Breaking Out of the Man Box - Ending Violence Against Women" and the visionary for the book, NFL Dads Dedicated to Daughters. Tony spoke in October 2011 as part of the Jana Mackey Lecture Series.