The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at the University of Kansas hosted its annual Women’s Recognition Banquet Tuesday. The induction of six new members of the KU Women’s Hall of Fame will highlight a program honoring outstanding women across the university.
A total of 26 outstanding female students and three outstanding female faculty and staff were honored with annual awards. These awards were established to honor KU female students, staff, faculty and alumnae who have enriched and improved the campus and community through their service, teaching or involvement.
In addition to the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity, the program is sponsored by the Commission on the Status of Women and the Office of Diversity and Equity.
KU has inducted outstanding leaders into its Women’s Hall of Fame since 1970. The Women’s Hall of Fame site is on the fifth floor of the Kansas Union.
Student honorees include locals:
- Leigh Loving, McPherson, sophomore, human biology, Outstanding Woman Student in On-Campus Housing and Sororities.
- Sara Anderson, Lindsborg, Outstanding Woman Student in On-Campus Housing and Sororities