Feb. 21, 2023
Former President and CEO of NAACP Speaks at KU Ujima Conference
Kutztown University hosted its annual Ujima Conference Feb. 15-16, with this year’s theme centered on reimagining cultural authenticity. As part of KU’s celebration of Black History Month, the two-day event featured former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Cornell William Brooks.
Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger
Low pressure and a series of fronts will keep today on the cloudier side with some periods of rain showers. It will be windy at times, as well. High temperature around 54.
Candidate on Campus Today
Candidate B for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs will visit campus today, Tuesday, Feb. 21. The Search Committee invites students, faculty and staff to the open session with the candidate at 11 a.m. in 135 Rickenbach Learning Center. Please view this website for candidate’s vitae here. We value the input of the KU community and ask that you please attend the open session if you are able.
Lorin Basden Arnold, Provost
One Hour Sweatshirt Sale
Stop in KU Campus Store to get your paws on a super-comfy crewneck sweatshirt for only $22. All sales are final and exclude discounts while supplies last.
- KU Campus Store 11 a.m. to noon.
- Dixon Marketplace 7-8 p.m.
KU Campus Store
How to Change Your Legal Name
The PA Trans Equity Project will be facilitating a workshop for faculty, staff and students on what one needs to know about the legal name change process in Pennsylvania. Join us 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Boxwood House.
Diane Biehl, LGBTQ+ Resource Center
Starfish Early Alert Progress Survey Available
The Spring 2023 Early Alert Progress Survey will be available for faculty in Starfish beginning Thursday, Feb. 16 and will remain open through Friday, Feb. 24. Faculty are encouraged to use the survey to send kudos to students as words of encouragement, to acknowledge good work and to reinforce student success early in the semester. Faculty can also raise flags of concern for attendance issues, missing/late or low-scoring assignments or submit a fully customized academic concern flag. Every kudos and flag template has the option to add custom content; two options are completely customizable. All message templates can be viewed in Starfish D2L. Please email email@example.com with any questions or to set up a training.
Cheryl Brattley, Center for Student Success & Academic Excellence
Governance Committees: Willingness to Serve
Willingness has been extended until Sunday, Feb. 26. Faculty, managers and staff members, please use this online form to indicate your willingness to serve on University Governance Committees. Log in using your full KU email address and password. Direct Engage access questions to Leah Cassellia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Senate webpage
Cara Cotellese, University Senate
UGRC Faculty Mentorship Award
Announcing guidelines and timeline for the 2023 UGRC Faculty Mentor Award. Please share with colleagues and encourage deserving colleagues to apply. One important change for this year is that each candidate must submit the application on their own behalf. See the website for information and past recipients. Review the submission form here.
- March 1: Deadline to submit applications.
- First week of April: Notification of recipients and public announcement.
- Friday, April 21 (evening before the HECBC Conference): Awards ceremony and celebration.
Lynn Kutch, UGRC
These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):
|Job Number||Job Title||Job Term||Advertise To|
|2023-0012||NEW - Client Technology Specialist||Full Time||3/12/23|
|2023-0035 (internal)||NEW - Academic Department Secretary
-Business Administration (internal)
|2023-0032||NEW - Executive Assistant
to the Chief Information Officer
|2023-0023||Associate Dean of Students
for Student Assistance
(Sunday - Thursday)
|2022-0137||Utility Plant Operator 1 or 2||Full Time||Continuous|
|2022-0151||Maintenance Repairman 2
|2022-0157||Patrol Officer||Full Time||2/26/23|
|2022-0215||Accounting Services Program Manager||Full Time||2/26/23|
|2022-0216||Assistant Director SSBCI Technical
Assistance Program (Western Region)
|2022-0217||Assistant Director SSBCI Technical
Assistance Program (Eastern Region)
|2023-0007||Admissions Recruiter||Full Time||3/12/23|
College of Business (Reposted)
|2023-0021||Executive Assistant for Finance||Full Time||2/26/23|
|2023-0025||Labor Relations and Classification
|2023-0026||Software Engineer||Full Time||2/26/23|
|2023-0027||Residence Coordinator (9m+1m)||Full Time||2/24/23|
|2023-02&03||2023 Summer Painter - Temporary||Temp FT||Continuous|
|Asst Coaches||2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches||Part Time||6/30/23|
|Clerical Asst Pool||2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool||Full Time||6/30/23|
|Custodial Pool||2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool||Full Time||6/30/23|
|OOC 23-01||Keystone Library Network Coordinator
|OOC 23-04||Legal Fellow||Full Time||3/19/23|
|OOC 23-05||Assistant Director for Health Care
|Feb. 21||11 a.m.||VP for EMSA: Candidate B
135 Rickenbach Learning Center
|Feb. 21||6 p.m.||Film Screening: "The World's Most Expensive Home"
|Feb. 22||11 a.m.||VP for EMSA: Candidate C
135 Rickenbach Learning Center
|Feb. 23||11 a.m.||University Curriculum Committee
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.
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 University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at email@example.com or 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 email at OCR@ed.gov.