A tour of Kansas’ independent colleges

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - May 31, 2021


Scattered across Kansas are an assortment of private colleges ranging in size from 300 to 3,600 students. That list includes Baker and Friends universities, Benedictine and Bethany colleges, MidAmerica Nazarene, McPherson College, University of St. Mary and others.

What do they all have in common? They’re part of the Kansas Independent College Association. Joining the Kansas Reflector podcast and host Tim Carpenter is Matt Lindsey, president of the association.

Read insights into contributions these colleges and universities make to Kansas


Matt Lindsey

president, Kansas Independent College Association

Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector