KU News Release

Nov. 6, 2011
Contact: Jack Martin, Office of Public Affairs, 785-864-7100

KU Chancellor comments on Missouri departure from Big 12

LAWRENCE - Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little today commented on the University of Missouri's decision to leave the Big 12 Conference:

"We're sorry to see a century-old conference rivalry end. Missouri's decision may have implications for fans and for the Kansas City area, but it won't affect the long-term strength of the Big 12."

The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university. University Relations is the central public relations office for KU's Lawrence campus.

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