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Kala Mays Stroup Intern Fund

The fund was established in December 2011 by Kala Mays Stroup, PhD. The fund is used as a stipend for Honors students to be engaged in internships or research with nonprofit, philanthropic or public service organizations. Students should have some knowledge of the nonprofit sector demonstrated by course work or volunteer/service leadership experience.

Kala serves as Honors Emeritus Faculty and Internship Advisor for the University Honors Program.

Honors, achievements and special recognition:

  • KU: BA '59, MS '64, PhD '74
  • Recipient of KU Distinguished Service Citation
  • Inducted into the KU Women's Hall of Fame
  • Former President, Murray State University (Ky.) and Southeast Missouri State University
  • former KU Dean of Women
  • KU Mortar Board
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Watkins-Burger Honors Scholar
  • Senior Class Officer
  • ACE Fellow
  • Emporia State Academic Vice President
  • Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education
  • Member of Governor's Cabinet (MO)
  • Awarded 5 Honorary Doctorates

Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
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