Barbara W. Ballard

Year Inducted


Career Field

Politics, Higher Education Administration


  • Kansas House of Representatives District 44 Legislator
  • Associate Director of the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas
  • Former Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs at KU
  • Vice President of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Executive Committee
  • 2007: named the NBCSL Outstanding Legislator of the Year