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Brian A. White

General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs
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Brian White is the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs for the University of Kansas.  In that role, Brian is responsible for providing strategic legal advice and coordinating the delivery of legal services in all areas of law affecting the university.  Brian joined KU in August 2018. Brian comes to KU from UCONN Health in Farmington, Connecticut, where he served as its first Chief Counsel.  Prior to that he served as Associate General Counsel and Interim VP of Facilities and Support Services at UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin. Brian began practicing as an in-house attorney in higher education at the University of Iowa, where he served as a Senior Associate Director and Legal Counsel for the University of Iowa Healthcare.  Brian’s private legal experience includes his work as an associate with the Chicago firm of Boundas, Skarzynski, Walsh & Black. Brian is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law, where he was an Editor on the Journal of Corporation Law.  Brian is an active member of the American Health Lawyer’s Association, serving as Vice Chair of the In-House Practice Group, the National Association of College and University Attorneys, and also serves as Vice Chair of the Vizient/UHC Legal and Compliance Practice Group.


Office locations

Lawrence campus:
245 Strong Hall
1450 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7535

Medical Center campus: 
2001 Murphy Administration Building, Mail Stop 2013
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160-7101

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