This Week in KU History
Monday, September 21, 1908
Francis H. Snow, KU's fifth chancellor and original faculty member, dies after serving the institution for 41 years. The College of Arts, the Graduate School and the schools of Fine Arts, Engineering and Pharmacy were all founded under his watch.
Thursday, September 21, 1939
Charter members of the Jayhawk Co-op formally adopt a constitution, establishing their Kentucky Street residence as the first independent cooperative housing arrangement at KU.
Monday, September 21, 2015In a ceremony held September 12, 2015, in Springfield, MA, Jo Jo White was inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame. Also in attendance were his college coach Ted Owens, and fellow Naismith-inductee and Jayhawk Lynette Woodard.
Friday, September 22, 1905
The first Nightshirt Parade in downtown Lawrence was held before the first football game of the season. The tradition continued for over 50 years.
Thursday, September 22, 1938
Genevieve Harman, whose undergraduate efforts on behalf of housing cooperatives will result in a KU women’s co-op residence being named in her honor, albeit with the occasional misspelling, begins her first day of classes.