In keeping with the spirit of openness and transparency, we've created this Trending Topics page to outline some of the most crucial topics facing the WSU community.

Nurses work together

WSU and KU propose health sciences education center in Wichita  

As community leaders plan for the growth and economic prosperity of our state, Wichita State University and the University of Kansas are bolstering those efforts through an initiative to build a joint health sciences education center in Wichita. 
Airplane in hangar

The Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul program at WSU is currently converting a Boeing 777 from a passenger aircraft to a freighter and conducting special-missions modifications for the Boeing 737. WSU's MRO is one of only three in the world and two in the nation.

Woman working on screen

Everything WSU does is driven by the desire to help grow the communities we serve. One of those communities is our Kansas business community, the people who hire our graduates; and we’ve made it a priority to build our partnerships with them across the state to help them prosper.

Scholarship winners

Need-based aid is vital to ensuring higher education is affordable and accessible to Kansas families. WSU is bringing in new populations to college, and we’re helping to ease the financial burden of higher education for families in our state.

Rendering of stadium

The WSU Board of Trustees approved funding in September for phases 1A and 1B for the capital improvement plan to replace Cessna Stadium, for a total project cost of approximately $11.8 million.