Daily Brief

Dec. 14, 2023

St. Onge Named Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

Dr. Stephen R. St. Onge has been named Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Kutztown University, announced Wednesday, Dec. 13 by university president Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson. St. Onge will begin at KU Monday, March 4, 2024.

University Relations


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

Fair skies and continued chilly with cool high pressure over West Virginia in control. High right around 40.


Kutztown University Council of Trustees Meeting

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet Thursday, Dec. 14, McFarland Student Union Building.Committee meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m.:- Academic and Student Affairs Committee, 323 MSU.- Finance, Property, and Audit Committee, 322 MSU.- Human Diversity Committee, 325 MSU.- University Relations and Athletics and Advancement Committee, 324 MSU.The Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m., 250 MSU.

Office of the President


KU Inspires 24 Proposal Form Now Open

KU Inspires will celebrate undergraduate research and creativity. Save the date and encourage your student researchers to submit a proposal. The submission form is now open. The submission deadline is Friday, March 8. KU Inspires will take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, Rohrbach Library. We welcome proposals for the following formats: papers, posters, performances, artwork, zine/graphic novel displays and short film festivals.

Lynn Kutch, Undergraduate Research and Creativity

Sabbatical Applications Collection Schedule 2024

The Sabbatical Leave Committee will be available during the following time slots in 130 Lytle to collect your sabbatical applications for Fall 2025 to Spring 2026. 
 - 11 a.m. to noon and 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.
 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024.
 - 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024.
Please bring one original copy and seven back-to-back photocopies of your application for the sabbatical committee to review. Each application should include the following items: 
 - Signed verification of eligibility form from the provost's office (signatures of the applicant and the provost representative are required).
 - Signed application form (signatures of the dean, department chair and the applicant are required).
 - Written sabbatical proposal and updated C.V.
More sabbatical application information including the forms and rubrics can be found on the APSCUF-KU website.

Yun Lu, Sabbatical Leave Committee

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Dec. 14 10 a.m. CSIT Thesis Presentation
Dec. 14 1:30 p.m. Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
Dec. 14 3 p.m. Council of Trustees Plenary Session
250 MSU
Dec. 14 7 p.m. Planetarium Show: "Season of Light"
Grim Science Building
Dec. 16 10 a.m. Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony
O'Pake Fieldhouse
Dec. 18 1 p.m. Nuventive Training
Dec. 19 9 a.m. Nuventive Training
Dec. 21 11 a.m. Nuventive Training


Donato, Gatehouse announced as Field Hockey All-Americans

Junior Juliana Donato and senior Sarah Gatehouse of the national champion KU field hockey team capped the best seasons of their careers with one of the top honors in the sport. This week, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recognized the duo as First Team All-Americans. It is the second straight season that Gatehouse has earned All-America First Team honors and it is the first All-America accolade for Donato.

Sports Information

Doss, Farole recognized on Women's Volleyball CSC Academic All-District Team

Sadie Doss and Cat Farole of the KU women's volleyball team were honored Tuesday, Dec. 12 as a part of the College Sports Communicators (CSC) Division II Academic All-District honorees, an award that recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performance on the field and in the classroom.

Sports Information


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 , 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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Non-Discrimination Statement

Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at . Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Kutztown University does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that it operates, including admissions and employment. Any inquiries regarding the application of Title IX at Kutztown University may be made to Bradley Davis, the university’s Title IX coordinator, located in Old Main A-Wing, Room 02A, by phone at 610-683-4782 or by email at . You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at .