Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

A Strong Beginning

Frank Strong, sixth chancellor of KU, is born in Venice, NY. Strong won increased funding for KU and founded the schools of Education, Journalism and Medicine. He was chancellor from 1902 to 1920.


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