Friends University is pleased to announce the following list of students who are candidates for graduation from Friends University’s Class of 2019. Friends University graduated approximately 500 students this spring. Please Note: Some graduating students may not be listed because they are marked as “confidential” under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). To […]

Friends University is pleased to announce students who have been named to the president’s and dean’s honor rolls this spring. President’s 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 Honor Roll The following students have been named […]

Dr. Kent Walkemeyer has been named to the Friends University Board of Trustees and will begin serving on the board this August. He served for 15 years in pastoral ministry at East Whittier Friends Church in Whittier, Calif. before moving into academics at Azusa Pacific University. He has served as a professor of ministry at […]

Wichita, KS –Friends University Singing Quakers will give a send off concert saying “Arrivederci!” (goodbye) to the community as they embark on their June European tour to Italy and Austria. The performance will be Saturday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at the University Friends Church, 1840 W. University St, Wichita, Kan. It will be a […]

Friends University’s online MBA degree program with the Change Management concentration is ranked among the top 10 in the nation, according to MBACentral.org. During a review of the best online change management MBA programs, Friends University came in at No. 7 on the list. Friends was specifically noted for being able to complete the master’s […]

Friends University will honor approximately 525 students at this year’s Commencement Ceremony this coming Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2 p.m. in INTRUST Bank Arena. The ceremony will recognize graduates from the university’s Wichita and Overland Park sites as well as online graduates. Jim Nagy, a 1997 Friends University graduate, will give the Commencement address. […]

Wichita, Kan. – Friends University Assistant Professor of Piano Dr. James Knight will perform a recital Wednesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Knight was born in Wichita, Kan., where he studied piano with Lucille Hayden and Guy Johnson. During his undergraduate years, he won the Naftzger Piano Award and the Kansas Cultural Trust Award, […]

The Friends University Fine Arts department is excited to announce two new Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music Theatre and Theatre. “Adding these two degrees was a natural step considering the high level of student interest coupled with the plethora of professional theatres in the region,” said Fine Arts Chair Dr. Joan Griffing. “We’re grateful […]