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Kirk Schulz to present commencement address

Friday, May 15, 2015

Kirk Schulz, president of Kansas State University, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Spring Commencement for the College of Human Ecology.

Circumstances will prevent Carol Kellett, retiring professor and former dean of the college, from delivering the address as previously planned.

More than 450 students will receive Bachelor of Science degrees at the 4:30 p.m. ceremony Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum.

Kirk Schulz

Kirk Schulz

Schulz became K-State’s 13th president in 2009. He also holds the Kansas State University Leadership Professorship and is chair of the NCAA board of governors.

Before coming to Manhattan, he served as vice president for research and economic development at Mississippi State University. He has also served on the faculty at Michigan Technological University and the University of North Dakota.

Schulz is active in several professional societies including the American Institute for Chemical Engineers and the American Society for Engineering Education. In recognition of achievements in the field of Chemical Engineering, he was selected as a fellow in both the American Society of Engineering Education and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

This article was posted on Friday, May 15, 2015, and is filed under College News, Family Studies & Human Services.