Daily Brief

Jan. 3, 2022

Male and female COB students standing in a street

COB ACCEPTED INTO CFA AFFILIATION PROGRAM

Kutztown University is one of 260 campuses in the United States to be accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Affiliation Program. As an affiliated university, KU portrays to students and employers that its curriculum is closely tied to the practice of investment management and is helpful to students preparing for the CFA program exams. CFA Institute is the international association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. There are more than 160,000 CFA charter holders worldwide in 164 different markets.

University Relations

Weather

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

Cold front will push through as low pressure moves northeastward. Scattered snow showers in the morning will give way to partly sunny skies later. Brisk northerly winds will make it feel more seasonable. High temperature in the low-30s. Winds north at 10 mph, gusting to 20 mph.

Announcements

AFSCME 2234 Membership Meeting

Our next AFSCME Local 2234 membership meeting is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in 220 Boehm Science Center. Since the university is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17, we will have our meeting the following day. Please plan to attend.

Christina Ferris, AFSCME

BID THRESHOLD INCREASE

The bid threshold amount for 2022 increased from $21,300 to $21,900 effective January 1. This applies to all competitive procurements, including construction. However, this threshold does not apply to contracts issued under master agreements, ITQs or other contracting mechanisms where the underlying contract was issued as a cooperative agreement via competitive solicitation or another contracting mechanism otherwise consistent with the requirements of the Procurement Code. In those cases, the terms of the underlying contract are followed.

Tammy Moyer, Financial and Business Services

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 3 8 a.m. University Open to the Public Normal Hours
Jan. 17 All Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day
University Closed
Jan. 18 5 p.m. AFSCME 2234 membership Meeting
220 Boehm Science Center

Athletics
Date Time Event
Jan. 5 5:30 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. West Chester
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Jan. 5 7:30 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. West Chester

Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)

Jan. 8 10 a.m. Wrestling vs. KU Duals
O'Pake Fieldhouse

Accommodations

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.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

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 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 pena@kutztown.edu 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.