KU Black Alumni Network

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Welcome to the KU Black Alumni Network’s website.

Black Alumni Reunion Weekend

Thank you to all who attended the Black Alumni Reunion Weekend events during Homecoming! The weekend was a huge success. The next alumni reunion weekend will take place in 2021.

If you have any questions or wish to email the Black Alumni Network directly, click here.

The KU Black Alumni Network Mike and Joyce Shinn Leaders and Innovators Award

The KU Black Alumni Network Mike and Joyce Shinn Leaders and Innovators Award recognizes leaders from the KU community for their impact on society. These talented and sometimes controversial African-Americans helped shape the University as well as the cities, states and nations their work touched.

Submit a nomination

Read about past inductees

The KU Black Alumni Network Emerging Leader Award

The KU Black Alumni Network is excited to launch its 1st Biennial Emerging Leader Award aimed at honoring one male and one female KU graduate, under the age of 35, who had a measurable impact on the University of Kansas and is poised to make an impact through their career and civic endeavors.

Submit a nomination

Black Alumni Network Scholarship

The Black Alumni Network has established a scholarship fund for qualified students entering KU as a freshman for the summer or fall semesters. Interested students should submit the completed admission application prior to the freshmen scholarship deadline of Nov. 1. To learn more about admission and scholarships at KU, please visit affordability.ku.edu

To make a gift to the Black Alumni Scholarship fund, visit www.kuendowment.org/blackalumnischolarship.

Crimson & Blue Views

The Alumni Association hosts football and basketball watch parties nationwide. Click here for a list of KU-friendly watering holes where you can cheer on the ‘Hawks with fellow alumni.

KU Alumni Association Calendar of Events