KCU D’Agostino to Join Texas Tech
(Kansas City, Mo. – January 12, 2021) Kansas City University’s executive dean for the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), Darrin D’Agostino, DO, MBA, MPH, will become the next provost and chief academic officer for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). D’Agostino, executive dean and vice president for health affairs at KCU, will step down and assume his new role this spring.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences updates name to Kansas City University
(Kansas City, Mo. - October 28, 2020) Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences will now operate as Kansas City University (KCU). This update reflects KCU’s expansion into a more comprehensive health sciences university and the need to consolidate all programs under one overarching name.
KCU achieves 100 percent residency placement for Class of 2020
For the second year in a row, Kansas City University (KCU) College of Osteopathic Medicine announces 100 percent placement rate in residency programs for the Class of 2020.
Pandemic expert and Pro Football Hall of Famer bookend KCU Virtual Graduation Ceremony
Class of 2020 Celebrated with Virtual Commencement Ceremony
On Saturday, May 9, the format of the Class of 2020’s commencement was driven by a pandemic. Despite obstacles presented by COVID-19, KCU’s first virtual ceremony took place on its regularly scheduled graduation time.
Dr. Bruce Williams Named Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Kansas City University Freezes Tuition for 2020-21 Academic Year
University moves to ease financial hardships due to COVID-19
The Board of Trustees of Kansas City University (KCU) announced this week a freeze on tuition for all academic programs for the 2020-21 academic year.
KCU Appoints Founding Dean for the College of Dental Medicine
Linda C. Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP, a highly esteemed dental educator, consultant to industry and dedicated public health professional takes the helm this week at the Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine, slated to open in fall 2022 on the Joplin, Missouri, campus.