Andy Hyland Higher education reporter

Andy Hyland covers higher education issues for the Lawrence Journal-World

Recent stories

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office plan extra patrols this weekend
July 6, 2012
Extra sheriff’s deputies will be patrolling the streets late in the evening and into the early morning hours on Sunday.
Baker’s oldest alumna dies
January 26, 2012
Delma Kollar dies at 114
Snowy owls head south in search of food
06:00 a.m., December 31, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
While the lack of snow on the ground may have put a damper on the holiday season, it’s something of a boon for those trying to spot a rare sight around these parts.
Expansion, renovations of Baker’s Mulvane Hall on track
December 29, 2011
Construction is beginning to take shape on an expanded and renovated Mulvane Hall, Baker University’s science and mathematics building.
Baker University’s largest gift will help expand, renovate math and science building
October 8, 2011
Members of the Baker University community celebrated a renovation and expansion project of the university’s science and mathematics building, which will be supported by the largest gift in the university’s history, President Pat Long announced at a ground-breaking ceremony Friday.
Injury accidents gnarl traffic on three highways
KHP closes K-10 for six hours
August 26, 2011
All lanes of Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora were reopened shortly after 10:15 p.m. after the Kansas Highway Patrol’s commercial vehicle accident reconstruction team investigated a serious accident from earlier Thursday afternoon.
Baker mourns death of student
10:40 a.m., July 20, 2011 Updated 01:30 a.m.
Members of the Baker University community remembered Tyler Jeck as a motivated and bright student whose positive attitude lifted those around him in classrooms and on the baseball diamond.
Baker University updates requirements to hone skills used after graduation
February 28, 2011
Baker University is preparing to overhaul its general education requirements, focusing on skills rather than on specific courses.
Baker grad has game plan to help student-athletes
December 20, 2010
Richie Bryant was recruited to participate in track and became a star running back on the Baker football team — a two-time All-American — but always worked to ensure he could continue to work toward his education degree.
Baker graduate perseveres through difficult times
December 11, 2009
Adam Barry remembers it as a time when his priorities became crystal clear.

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BHS 2012 Homecoming King Caleb Gaylord accepts the crown from bearer Aiden Cuellar during half-time ceremonies Friday night at Liston Stadium.

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