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Governor to name new Kansas regents

Published on -6/27/2013, 6:46 AM

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Gov. Sam Brownback is traveling to Kansas State University to announce his appointees for three upcoming vacancies on the nine-member Board of Regents.

The governor planned to make the announcement at a news conference Thursday on the Manhattan campus.

The appointees will succeed Christine Downey-Schmidt, a former state senator from Inman; Dan Lykins, a Topeka attorney; and Janie Perkins, a Garden City school district administrator and former mayor.

The Board of Regents oversees the six state universities, 19 community colleges and six technical colleges.

Brownback recently signed a new state budget in which lawmakers cut funding for higher education. He and the current regents have expressed frustration with the Legislature's decisions and have vowed to work to restore the cuts next year.

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