Statements and Addresses
View statements and addresses from Dr. Hawkinson.
To review statements more than two years old, please contact the President's Office.
September 10, 2021, update from President Hawkinson on COVID-19 issues.
September 10, 2021
Keynote address and video from President Hawkinson's 2021 Opening Day Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration
August 27, 2021
Evan Santos ’23 has been named Kutztown University's newest additions to its Council of Trustees.
July 15, 2021
As the trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-police officer accused of the murder of George Floyd, nears a conclusion, many members of the KU family are dealing with strong, mixed emotions.
April 20, 2021
The tragic events in Atlanta Tuesday, and the recent reports of hate crimes around our country against Asian Americans are disturbing and appalling.
March 18, 2021
In a message to Campus, President Hawkinson announced plans for in-person Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies.
March 03, 2021
December 23, 2020
November 20, 2020
As students return home later this month, I am strongly encouraging all students to limit unnecessary travel and close contacts (i.e., quarantine) for 14 days before traveling.
November 02, 2020
President Hawkinson outlines the calendar, preliminary plan and invites feedback for the 2021 spring semester.
October 12, 2020
September 10, 2020
KU is enhancing and/or initiating more than 100 action items to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion on our campus.
August 12, 2020
Message from President Hawkinson to Faculty, Staff, Students and Broader Community
August 03, 2020
June 25, 2020
Kutztown University is committed to diversity, and promotes an environment wherein all those associated with our institution can feel valued and safe.
June 01, 2020
May 13, 2020
President Hawkinson delivers a video congratulations to KU's graduates of the spring 2020 semester, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 09, 2020
President Hawkinson summarizes the many actions KU has taken to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 15, 2020
KU Community, please watch this video update from President Hawkinson with the latest information about the coronavirus as KU prepares to transition to online classes next week.
March 20, 2020
Information from President Hawkinson on KU's plan for Financial Sustainability.
February 13, 2020
Welcome back for the spring 2020 semester from President Hawkinson.
January 21, 2020
Keynote address and video from President Hawkinson's 2019 Opening Day Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration.
August 23, 2019
April 15, 2016