Friends University is pleased to welcome the following new faculty to campus this fall: Dr. Jena M. Cantwell Dr. Jena M. Cantwell will begin serving as assistant professor of business but has served since 2014 as an adjunct instructor in business. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas, her Master of Arts […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Dale Heidebrecht as the university’s new visiting choral director and Singing Quakers director. Dr. Heidebrecht will officially start at Friends in August 2019. “I am honored to build upon the exceptional music legacy at Friends University and excited to return home to Kansas,” said Heidebrecht. […]

National college resource favors undergraduate engagement over brand-name prestige   Wichita, KS: — Friends University has received national recognition for the integrity of its truly individualized and engaging education. As an institution whose primary goals are based on student success and satisfaction, Friends University confirms its honor as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction.  […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend an Adult Enrollment Day Tuesday, August 6, at the Friends University Wichita campus. This event will help prospective adult students learn more about how Friends University can help them invest in their education and their future. The “come and go” event is […]

Friends University adopted a new policy, which will make transferring from any Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) community college easier for students. Beginning in Fall 2019, individuals entering Friends University with AA/AS degrees from KBOR community colleges will automatically satisfy all of Friends University’s general education requirements, except for the religion requirements. Traditional undergraduate students […]

Friends University will offer a cyber security training course to IT professionals and businesses from August 5 to August 9. The course will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will equal 40 hours of training. The CompTIA PenTest+ certification training will prepare attendees to take the CompTIA PenTest+ certification exam. “Studies show that […]

Friends University is pleased to announce the hiring of Shawn Knopp as the university’s new band director, music education program director and professor of music. Knopp will officially start at Friends in August 2019 and will direct the program following the retirement of long-time band director Dr. John Taylor. “I am excited to begin my […]