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Former governor, other politicians join Dole Institute board of advisers

The Dole Institute of Politics announced this week the creation of an 18-person board to serve as the chief volunteer advisory group of the institute, providing necessary support to promote and achieve the mission of the Dole Institute…

Kassebaum leaves award to Dole Institute student programs

Former U.S. Sen. Nancy Kassebaum has requested that her Dole Leadership Prize cash award stay at the Dole Institute of Politics to fund student programming. Kassebaum received the Dole Leadership Prize in a surprise ceremony Sept. 17 at the Dole Institute. The prize comes with a $25,000 cash award…

At Dole Institute forum, Kobach, attorney disagree on motivation, effects of voting laws (LJ World)

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and his occasional courtroom adversary Mark Johnson were in agreement on two key points Tuesday at a Dole Institute of Politics forum on voting laws and their intent…

Kobach, Johnson exchange blows in voter law debate (Topeka Capital-Journal)

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach claimed Tuesday night to be a national leader in voter security by championing adoption of laws requiring proof of citizenship to register, photograph identification to cast a ballot and mail-in ballot restrictions…

Dole Institute adds voting rights program with Kobach, Johnson

The Dole Institute of Politics announced today the addition of a Constitution Day program on voting rights featuring Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and KU Law adjunct professor Mark P. Johnson.

Dole Institute announces fall programming

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has released its programming schedule for the fall 2016 semester, including the nationally acclaimed Post-Election Conference and a joint visit from former U.S. senators Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum.

Audio-Reader Network, Dole Institute of Politics win accessibility award

The American Council of the Blind and its Audio Description Project have awarded the Audio-Reader Network and Dole Institute of Politics a 2016 Audio Description Achievement Award.

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