More than 40 staff and faculty members from the University of Kansas will board busses today (MON) for the start of the Wheat State Whirlwind Tour. The annual excrursion will make stops in nearly 30 communities across the state. Ku spokesman Mike Krings says it's an opportunity to show off Kansas to KU employees.
The Wheat State Tour, now in is 13th year, was started by former KU Chancellor Bob Hemmenway. Participants will travel more than 14-hundred miles before returning to Lawrence.