Sam Brownback Announces KU Budget Cuts Blog News 03/03/201603/03/2016 Tweet Yesterday Governor Sam Brownback announced a 3 percent cut to Kansas Board of Regents. Cuts total over seven million dollars to KU’s campuses. Almost four million dollars was cut from KU’s Lawrence campus and over three million was cut from KU’s medical center. This cut comes to all higher education in the state of Kansas totaling 17 million dollars for the fiscal year. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little issued a statement today saying that KU will continue to work closely with the governor’s office and will keep everyone posted on this developing story.