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Men of Merit

The KU Men of Merit Poster recognizes the KU men and masculine-identified individuals 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 the posters.

Meet This Year's Men of Merit

Meet Past Years' Men of Merit







Congrats to our very own, Nicki Rose! We are so proud of you and your accomplishments. #rockchalk https://t.co/PVcAw9eAAK

Calendar of Events


Closing the Pay Gap: Salary Negotiation Workshop
April 12th 5:30pm, Spooner Commons
Annual Women's Recognition Awards Banquet
April 13th 6:30pm, Ballroom, Kansas Union
Not a Free Event
Self-Defense Workshop
April 23rd 3pm, Ambler Recreation Center
Registration Required, Click Here
 Jenn Freitag Performance: "I Want My Jacket Back"
April 28th 5:30pm, Kansas Union Outdoor Plaza
Did You Know..
  • Only 22% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% just two years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 41 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 38% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 79% of what median earnings are for men

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