Daily Brief

Aug. 14, 2023

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

Warm front will lift through today which will moisten the atmosphere. Fairly potent trough swings through later in the afternoon or evening which will produce some showers and storms. Some of those storms may be severe with heavy rain and strong winds. High temperature near 87.


Director of Admissions Search Open Forum - Candidate A

The Open Forum will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 145 Boehm Science Center. The candidate’s resume will be available upon arrival.

Director of Admissions Search Committee

AFSCME Monthly Meeting

Join us 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, in 103 Academic Forum for the AFSCME monthly meeting. Light refreshments will be served.

Dave Isett, AFSCME

GEC Meeting Schedules and Submissions

The GEC will meet on the following dates: Aug. 24, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, and Nov. 16. Submissions for the Aug. 24 meeting are due by Aug. 17 and are now being accepted in D2L. For more information about the GEC schedule and deadlines, please visit our website:

Bethany French, General Education Committee

Summer 2023-24 Faculty-Led Study Abroad

The call for Summer 2023-2024 faculty-led study abroad program proposals is now open. Interested faculty are invited to submit the attached application and Excel budget worksheet to Melissa Lincoln (lincoln@kutztown.edu) by Friday, Sept. 15 to ensure that approvals and financial reviews are completed in a timely manner. We look forward to reviewing submitted proposals. 
Faculty-Led Study Abroad Proposal 2023-24.pdf
Faculty-led Study Abroad Budget Worksheet 2023-24 (2).xlsx
If you have questions or would like to connect with individuals knowledgeable about study abroad, please let me know. I would be happy to help arrange a meeting. 
Thank you.

Melissa Lincoln, Office of Extended and Life Long Learning and the Dean of Graduate Studies

Starfish Workshops Fall 2023

Faculty and staff can sign up for 30-minute sessions to review Starfish functionality, learn about new features, and ask questions. Users can choose from a list of available session times and topics. Sign up using this link, or visit the Starfish website; the link to sign up is under Starfish Faculty and Staff Resources.

Cheryl Brattley, The Center for Student Success and Academic Excellence

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Aug. 14 1 p.m. Open Forum Director of Admissions Candidate A
145 Boehm Science Center
Aug. 15 11 a.m. Open Forum Director of Admissions Candidate B
145 Boehm Science Center
Aug. 21 8 a.m. Standard Administrative Office Hours
Aug. 21  4:30 p.m. AFSCME Monthly Meeting 
103 Academic Forum

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

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