Wichita State Common Read

This is the university's common read program designed to spark conversation between students across majors on campus. This program strives to take educational concepts learned in the classroom and provide meaningful connections with out-of-the-classroom programs and activities.

2020-21 Book

» Some Were Paupers, Some Were Kings: Dispatches from Kansas - New!


Events & Programs

  • First-Year Seminar
  • English 101
  • Academic Convocation
  • Pre/Post Convocation Events
  • Honors 101
  • Leadership Trainings
  • ...More Coming Soon! 

2019-20 Book

» Learn more about last year's Common Read. 

Past Books

» View a list of past Common Read Books.

Nominate a Book for Common Read

Have a book that you would like to suggest for consideration or want to learn more about the nomination and selection process?

» Nominate a book for the Common Read program.

Library Resource

» Library Guide

More Information

If you are a faculty / staff member and would like more information about using the book in your course, please contact Shareika Fisher at shareika.fisher@wichita.edu or 316-978-3708.