Former University Of Kansas Chancellor Passes Away

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LENEXA, Kan. (WIBW)-- An obituary in the Topeka Capital Journal says Robert Hemenway, the 16th Chancellor of the University of Kansas died Friday in Lenexa.

Hemenway or "Chancellor Bob" as he was known on the KU Campus, led the university from 1995 to 2009. He was 73 years old.

A memorial service is set for August 9, starting at 2p.m. at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence.

His burial service will be private.