Martha Johnson, fiscal assistant with KU Athletics,
grew up in the Admissions Center. See her story below.
Meet Martha Dry Johnson
Martha can truly be called part of the KU family. As the Athletic Department’s
fiscal assistant, she has managed the department’s money, counted ticket sales
and collected athletic event entry fees for more than 14 years.
grew up in the house now used as the Admissions Center under the watchful eye of
her father attorney John Dry. Occasionally, Martha would escape her parents’
overview and join friends at the Kutztown Airport for a thrilling airplane ride
over the campus.
“The campus was my playground,” she said. “One summer day I was riding my
bike and noticed the Boehm Science Center had both the doors wide open. Who
could resist! I rode straight through the building. Unfortunately, the custodian
saw me and called my mother.”
With family ties to campus deeper than most, Martha said there is no place
“Kutztown was a great place to grow up. I attended the lab school, swam in
the Risley Hall pool and watched as the college grew to become a university.”
A construction crane will be on campus for two days starting this Thursday, Jan.
13. Work to remove the deFrancesco Building chiller and additional equipment
will take place from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days. General building access will not be
affected, although mechanical room access (door 5) will be blocked for the
duration. Work will be complete by Friday, Jan. 14.
Antonio, project manager, Facilities Project Services
Terry Brown, director,
Facilities Project Services
Please be aware that a geo-technical company will be on site today and tomorrow, Jan. 10-11, in the
vicinity of lots C1, C3, & C5 performing core drilling activities.
Mileage rate increase:
Please be advised that the
U.S. General Services
Owned Vehicle reimbursement rate has increased
to 51 cents per mile effective January 1, 2011.
In accordance with Board of Governors’ Policy
1986-07-A, Travel Expense Regulations, the reimbursement rate for use of a
personal automobile for official System travel also has increased to 51 cents
per mile effective January 1, 2011.
(For travel occurring from January 1,
2010, through December 31, 2010, the
reimbursement rate is 50 cents per mile.)
Thu-Fri, January 13-14
Men's & Women's Indoor Track vs. Golden Bear Invitational- 5 p.m.
Saturday, January 15
Wrestling vs. West Liberty State College, 10 a.m. (Keystone Arena)
Wrestling vs. Seton Hill University, 10 a.m. (Keystone Arena)
Men's & Women's Basketball vs. Bloomsburg, 1 p.m. (Keystone Arena)
This week the Cub Café will be open 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Viewpoints will be open 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
You Missed It:
(Announcements and other information that have
previously appeared in the Daily Brief.)
lease join the
Office of the President in welcoming Danielle Santos as their new secretary. Danielle can be reached at
firstname.lastname@example.org or x3-4103.
The Office of University Relations congratulates Rob
Knox and wife Trudell on the birth of their first child. Rob Knox IV
was born December 29, 2010 weighing in at 6 lbs. 5 oz. Mom and Dad are very