Wichita State planning event to celebrate life of late president John Bardo

Wichita State University is planning a public event to celebrate the life of its late president, John Bardo.

The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 9th in the university’s Shirley Beggs Ballroom of the Rhatigan Student Center.

The school says the program will include speakers and video presentations about Bardo’s impact on Wichita State.

The hour-long program is part of a series of events honoring Bardo’s life May 6 through 10.

Bardo, who was president since 2012, died on March 12 after battling a chronic lung condition.

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