Homecoming Grand Marshal

Bob Davis, grand marshal of 2016 Homecoming parade

Grand Marshals

Homecoming Parade grand marshals are members of the University family— alumni, students, faculty or staff members— whose achievements have added to KU’s prominence and strengthened Jayhawk traditions.

Past Parade Grand Marshals

2000 – Robert Foster
2002 – Coach Don Fambrough, d’48
2003 – Danny Manning, c’92
2004 – Charlie Gruber, b’02, g’04
2005 – Curtis McClinton, d’62
2006 – Max Falkenstien, c’47
2007 – Governor Kathleen Sebelius, g’80
2008 – David Ambler, Class of 1981
2009 – Gale Sayers, d’75, g’77
2010 – Robert Eaton, e’63
2011 – Warren Corman, e’50
2012 – Diamond Dixon
2012 – Senator Robert Dole (honorary grand marshal)
2013 – Brian McClendon, e’86
2014 – Rob Riggle, c’93
2015 – Catherine Carmichael, c’14
2016 – Bob Davis; Kyle Clemons, ’15
2017 – Joe Engle, e’55; Steven Hawley, c’73
2018 – Rich, c’57, and Judy Billings, d’57
2019 – Chancellor Douglas A. Girod

Email homecoming@ku.edu to suggest a future grand marshal.

Presenting Sponsors

Homecoming Sponsors 2020