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August 17, 2015


The Daily Brief

 Philip Glass

Philip Glass

The Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery presents: 
Shifting Paradigms: The New Arts Program and Kutztown University.
Featuring James Carroll, James O. Clark, Joseph Egan, Paul Harryn, Michael Kessler, and Barbara Kilpatrick

Sept. 12 - Oct. 11, 2015

Opening Reception: Saturday Sept. 12, 3-5 p.m., Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, Sharadin Art Building
Benefit Concert for NAP and KU by Philip Glass and Jon Gibson: Saturday Sept. 12, 7:30-9 p.m., Schaeffer Auditorium

Shifting Paradigms celebrates a unique period in the history of Kutztown University, a time that solidified Kutztown's reputation as a premier art school. The exhibition will feature the work of James Carroll and five alumni from the University's art program from 1974-1979 that were greatly influenced by a visiting artist series called The New Arts Program.

This exhibition celebrates the first ten years of the New Arts Program, when over one hundred seminal figures in the arts visited KU. The list features a range of disciplines, including visual artists Richard Serra, Vito Acconci, Robert Mangold, Nam June Paik, and Dorothea Rockburne; composers and musicians John Cage, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, and Laurie Anderson; choreographers Yvonne Rainer, Trisha Brown, and Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane; and writers and scholars David Shapiro, Craig Owens, and Marcia Tucker.

The exhibition and catalog will illuminate the historical significance The New Arts Program has had in this region and beyond.

A benefit concert by award winning composer Philip Glass and Jon Gibson will accompany the exhibit's opening reception in Schaeffer Auditorium.

Concert tickets: Advance $35, at the door $40. Students tickets with proper ID $15 in person/at door
General Admission only.  Advanced tickets may be purchased in person at the New Arts Program, Inc. office, 173 W. Main Street, Kutztown or by mailing check to NAP, PO Box 82 Kutztown, PA 19530-0082   Sorry no credit cards. For additional information call 610-683-6440

For questions contact: Karen Stanford, director, University Galleries and Community Outreach, 484-646-5803


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(Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger)


High pressure continues to control our weather. Sunny skies are to be expected. High temperature in the low 90s. Winds south at 5-7 mph.



Orientation Reminder
The final freshmen orientation for fall 2015 will occur on Wednesday, August 19 beginning at 9:00 AM in the Academic Forum. A Parent/Family Program will occur on the same day and will be held in the Boehm Science Building also beginning at 9:00 AM. Prior to the start of the parent/family program, a marketplace will occur in the lobby of the Boehm Building. This is a full orientation day, with the same schedule of events and activities as the June 2015 orientation. We also welcome international students to this event.

On Thursday, Aug. 20, the final transfer orientation event will take place starting at 9 a.m. in the Academic Forum.  *Please note the change in the location from Schaeffer Auditorium. The event will occur in room 200. As with other transfer orientation events, the agenda includes morning presentations by faculty and staff and academic advising starting at 12:30 p.m. for Exploratory students and 1 p.m. for declared majors.

Many students and families will be visiting offices on both of these days to take care of last minute business needs. Please join us in welcoming these students and families to the KU community!
                Lisa Grabowski, coordinator of student orientation


The following non-instructional vacancies are available on campus.  These positions are open for current employees only.

Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Provost's Office
Posting End Date: 8/25/2015

Management Technician / CLAS Management Tech
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Posting End Date: 8/21/2015

Information Technology Generalist 1 / Enrollment Data Specialist
Posting End Date: 8/21/2015

Internal positions are posted at Please direct any questions and comments to or call extension 31353.
                Human Resources


Beginning today, Aug. 17 at 8 a.m., all student vehicles must be parked in one of the following parking locations and in white-lined spaces only through Sunday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m.: C5, E2, B2, B3, A4 or A5 parking lots. This will allow both freshmen and upperclassmen who have yet to move in to have ample space near their residence hall to unload their belongings. Tickets will be issued to those who do not comply.  All other parking regulations are currently being enforced. Please direct any questions to extension 34860 or
                Public Safety




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