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July 19, 2016


The Daily Brief

Bruce McQuiston '82 Miami Herald 

Photo:  Miami Herald

Bruce McQuiston '82 is merging art and transportation, customizing old European motorcycles, turning the retro into art.  Read his story in the Miami Herald.    


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

Relief!! Yesterday's cold front is equating to much lower humidity today and tomorrow. Expect Partly Sunny skies today with highs in the mid-80s. Lovely northwest breezes.




(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

July 19, 1948:  Walter Risley begins teaching driver's education at Kutztown State Teachers College.  There is no cost for the course.  Students only need to pay for their learner's permit.  The borough maps out a practice course on Long Lane where students are allowed to drive.  




The president is pleased to announce that tenure has been granted to the following faculty members, effective fall semester 2016:  
Arthur Garrison, Criminal Justice
Jennifer Jacobson, Political Science and Public Administration
Lauren Levine, Physical Sciences
Patricia Pytleski, English
Michael Radyk, Art Education and Crafts
Christopher Weiler, Elementary Education
Todd Williams, English  

The president is pleased to announce the following promotions, effective fall semester 2016:

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor
Colleen Clemens
Cara Cotellese
Arthur Garrison
Lauren Levine
Krista Prock
Michael Radyk
Angelo Rodriguez
Louis Rodriquez
Renard Sacco
Karen Wanamaker
Carol Watson
Todd Williams
Ju Zhou
Nancy Zimmerman

Associate Professor to Professor
Mohammad Adeel
Denise Bosler
Joanne Cohen
Jennifer Forsyth
Helen Hamlet
Andrea Harmer
Jason Lanter
Yun Lu
Margaret Noel
Dale Parson
Frederick Redekop
Bruce Sharkin
Andrew Vogel

SABBATICAL LEAVES Dr. Zayaitz, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce the following sabbatical leaves for 2017-18:  

2017 Fall Semester
Joleen Greenwood, Anth/Soc
Su Kong, Business Administration
Julie Palkendo, Physical Sciences
David Rogers, Art Ed./Crafts
Christopher Sacchi, Biology  

2018 Spring Semester
Gary Chao, Business Administration
Colleen Clemens, English
Matthew Daub, Fine Arts
Anne DeLong, English
Michael Downing, English
Michael Gabriel, History
Andrea Harmer, Instructional Tech/Lib. Sci.
Soojin Kim, Sport Management
Erin Kraal, Physical Sciences
Eric Landquist, Mathematics
Amy Pfeiler-Wunder, Art Ed/Crafts
Robert Portada, Political Science/Public Admin.
Judith Rauezahn, Psychology
Jesus Rodriguez, Modern Languages
Steven Schnell, Geography
Yong Zhang, Computer Science/Information Tech.
Nancy Zimmerman, Modern Languages  

2017-2018 Academic Year
Joseph Jedwab, Philosophy - ½ Salary
Daniel Spiegel, Computer Science/Information Tech.
Girma Zelleke, Business Admin.  

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES These are the non-instructional positions are open on campus on our job board at  

Job # Position Emp. Type Closing date
2016-0124 internal NEW - SBDC Reading Office Secretary Full Time 08/02/16
2016-0127 internal NEW - Library Administrative Assistant I Full Time 07/25/16
2015-0201 Reposted Applications Developer 2 Full Time 08/12/16
2016-0080 PT Business Consultant Part Time 07/29/16
2016-0094 Associate Dean of College of Business Full Time Continuous
2016-0095 Technical Services Coordinator Full Time 07/22/16
2016-0098 Utility Plant Operator 2 Full Time 07/29/16
2016-0099 Classroom Technology Technician Full Time 07/22/16
2016-0107 Athletic Training Intern 2016-17 Temporary Part Time 07/29/16
2016-0111 internal Electronic Media Department Secretary Full Time 07/21/16
2016-0123 internal Custodial Worker 1 - 2nd shift Full Time 07/22/16
Clerical Pool 2016 Fall Clerical Pool Full Time Continuous
Asst Athletic Coach 2016-17 Assistant Athletic Coaches Temporary Part Time Continuous




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