Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30, All day

WBB vs. Georgetown
Nov. 23, 02:00 pm
MBB vs. Rider
Nov. 24, 07:00 pm
Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Nov. 26, 06:00 pm
WBB vs. Iona
Nov. 26, 08:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 29, 12:00 pm

Jessica Beeson

Jessica Beeson

Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
Primary office:
785-864-1767
Strong Hall, Room 200

Jessica Beeson is the Director of Alumni and Community Engagement for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She is responsible for the creation, supervision and execution of multiple projects including educational programs for the community, and alumni and donor engagement opportunities that service 55 university departments.  She is the dean’s liaison to administrative offices and committees on and off campus and manages the dean’s advisory board.  During her time at KU, she has created and implemented numerous programs designed to strengthen KU’s relationship with alumni and the community. In addition to her work in the dean’s office, Jessica is a lecturer for the Leadership Studies Minor and for the African & African-American Studies Department at the university.  She has a BA in Religious Studies from KU and an MA in Near Eastern Studies from the University of Arizona.

Why KU
  • Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • KU offers courses in 40 languages
  • Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
  • No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times