Morning news briefs for Sept. 8

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Diversity provost announces retirement

Myra Gordon, associate provost for diversity, will retire at the end of the year, according to K-State Today. Gordon has been with the university since 2002 and has served as Black Student Union adviser and chair of the President’s Commission on Multicultural Affairs.

“Dr. Gordon will leave a lasting legacy at K-State,” President Kirk Schulz said in a written statement. “Her leadership has resulted in significant progress and the most diverse student body ever for the university. We greatly appreciate her tireless efforts.”

The details of the search for her replacement will be revealed soon, according to university administration.

Kedziepalooza takes place today

The fourth annual Kedziepalooza will be held today starting at 5 p.m. in the courtyard outside of Kedzie Hall. This event marks the fall kickoff for the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications and is open to all. Students can learn more about student organizations affiliated with the school while partaking in free food and prizes.

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