Channel 8: Closing campus for inclement weather is a complex decision, Vice President Bontrager says


Despite harsh winter weather in Kansas this year, Kansas State University has yet to cancel a full day of classes. Vice President for Administration and Finance Cindy Bontrager says the decision to close campus is one made with a lot of consideration.

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My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the managing editor and audience engagement manager of the Collegian. Previously, I've been the editor-in-chief and the news editor. In the past, I have also contributed to the Royal Purple Yearbook and KKSU-TV. Off-campus, you can find my bylines in the Wichita Eagle, the Shawnee Mission Post and KSNT News. I grew up just outside of Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas. I’m a senior in digital journalism with a minor in French and a secondary focus in international and area studies. As a third-generation K-Stater, I bleed purple and my goal is to serve the Wildcat community with accurate coverage.