Wichita, Kan. — Colleges of Distinction advocates for schools whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of well-rounded, individualized engagement. Friends University has excelled at having students graduate and enter the workforce with solid, well-developed critical thinking skills as well as the ability to adapt in an ever-changing society. Now, more than ever, it’s […]

Friends University is honored to be awarded the Homeschooling Parent Association (HSPA) Certification Badge. This designation assists families with college-bound students to find the perfect homeschool-friendly college or higher education opportunity. To see Friends University’s page on the HSPA site, visit Homeschoolingparent.com. Education Survey compiled a list of the best college programs in the U.S. […]

Amy Meyer, a middle school and high school vocal director from Cheney Public Schools, has been selected as the 2021 Friends University Inclusion Fellowship recipient. Meyer was required to discuss her teaching life and how she demonstrates an inclusive approach for each student while explaining the teaching behaviors she uses to illustrate that all students […]

Friends University is pleased to announce students who have been named to the president’s and deans honor roll this spring. President’s Spring 2021 Honor Roll The following students have been named to the President’s Honor Roll at Friends University with a grade point average of 3.9 to 4.0. Dean’s Spring 2021 Honor Roll The following […]

Friends University congratulates the recipients of the W.A. Young Excellence in Teaching Award and the Jan LaFever Award for Adjunct Teaching. The awards were presented at the University’s Commencement ceremony on May 8.   Dr. Russell Arben Fox, professor of political science, director of the Honors Program and Model U.N. sponsor, received the 2021 W.A. Young […]

Friends University is launching two new leadership degrees beginning this fall. Students will have the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration in Strategic Leadership (BBASL) and a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership (MSSL). “Effective leaders are needed in any successful organization,” said Jena Cantwell, assistant professor of business at Friends University. “These […]