Wichita State planning celebration of life to honor Bardo

April 15, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — 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 9 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 March 12 after battling a chronic lung condition.