Governor Laura Kelly Directs Flags be Flown at Half-staff in Pottawatomie and Riley Counties to Honor Former K-State President Dr. Jon Wefald

Topeka, KS– In accordance with Executive Order # 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly has directed flags be lowered to half-staff throughout the Pottawatomie and Riley counties effective immediately to sunset, April 23, 2022, to honor Dr. Jon Wefald, the former president of Kansas State University.

“Dr. Wefald was a transformative leader who, in his 23-year presidency, grew the state university’s enrollment and footprint, developing K-State into the institution it is today,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “My thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”

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