Daily Brief

Jan. 6, 2023

Drezek to Serve as Interim Chief of Police

David Drezek will serve as interim chief of police at Kutztown University, effective Jan. 14. Drezek, KU's deputy chief of police, has been with the university since 2018. Drezek will assume the role for Chief John Dillon, who announced his retirement from Kutztown University after 32 years, 11 as chief of police. Dillon's final day at the university will be Friday, Jan. 13.

University Relations


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

Area of low pressure moves into Ontario bringing a chance of morning showers. Mostly cloudy conditions the rest of the day. High temperature near 43.


2023 Healthy U Participation Window is Open

For employees that participate with the State System Employee Benefits (APSCUF, non-represented, OPEIU (nurses), POA (PASSHE officers association)​, SPFPA (security/police), the window to participate in the 2023 Healthy U program is open. You and your enrolled spouse, if applicable, have from Jan. 1 to May 31 to Complete the RealAge Test on the Sharecare website (or smartphone application) to be rewarded with the lowest healthcare premium rate beginning in July 2023. The Healthy U program provides personalized guidance for a healthier lifestyle through nutrition, exercise, getting the right amount of sleep, reducing stress and more.

Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

So You Want to Be a Beekeeper?

Please join us 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 312 MSU to discuss a year in the life of a hobby beekeeper. For $25 you can learn what is needed to start and maintain a honey bee colony. Please register here. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held virtually.

Lori Lentz, Extended Learning


University Curriculum Committee

The next University Curriculum Committee (UCC) meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 26. The proposal deadline is noon Thursday, Jan. 12. Please submit proposals to the UCC SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 12 Noon David Beougher Reception
Graduate Center Lobby
Date Time Event
Jan. 7 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. West Chester
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)
Jan. 7 3 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. West Chester
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Video)
Jan. 7 3 p.m. Wrestling vs. American International
O’Pake Fieldhouse

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.

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 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 .