Daily Brief

July 10, 2019

Summer Evening Walk in Front of Old Main

WEATHER

Weather forecasts are provided by KU’s Dr. Michael Davis and “Monsoon Mike” Regensburger

Pretty much a carbon copy of Tuesday. High pressure in control. Wall-to-wall sunshine is expected. Temperatures may tick up a few extra degrees from yesterday. High temperature near 90. Winds southwest at 5-7 mph.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PEÑA NAMED KU’S VICE PRESIDENT FOR COMPLIANCE, EQUITY AND LIAISON FOR LEGAL AFFAIRS
Jesus A. Peña, Esq., has been named vice president for Compliance, Equity and liaison for Legal Affairs at Kutztown University. In his new role, Peña will oversee the offices of Disability Services, Public Safety and Police Services and Social Equity. He will lead KU's protection of minors efforts and the creation, implementation and oversight of the university's Risk Assessment Plan. He will also conduct all Article 42, 22 and Title IX investigations. Additionally, Peña has agreed to serve as the interim Title IX coordinator for Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, providing support and coordination for matters related to Title IX within the State System. The full news release can be found here.
     Bryan Salvadore, Marketing and Communications

BOARD OF GOVERNORS MEETING WEDNESDAY IN HARRISBURG
July 10, 1 p.m.
The State System of Higher Education Board of Governors will meet at 1 p.m. today, July 10, at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg. The Board of Governors will review their annual agenda at its public meeting and set the tuition rate for the 2019-2020 academic year. The meeting will be streamed live beginning at 1 p.m.
     Bryan Salvadore, Marketing and Communications

KUTZTOWN RADIO BLUESFEST;
KUR MID-SUMMER CONCERT EVENT
July 13, 1 p.m.
Mark your calendars to tune in 1-7 p.m., Saturday, July 13, to Kutztown University Radio (KUR). We've been hearing for awhile that we don't do enough blues. Well, this show is for those people.
     Michael G. Regensburger, KU Radio 1670 AM

BLACKBOARD SYSTEM UPDATE
July 16-17
The KU ID card production system and register for Bear Bucks deposits will be down July 16 and July 17, for an upgrade of the Blackboard system. If you have any ID card or photo needs, please have them taken care of before or after those dates. Thank you.
     Jennifer Prevoznik, KU Card Office

PEBTF KNOW YOUR NUMBERS
Aug. 8
Register online now for Kutztown University’s annual PEBTF Know Your Numbers wellness screening on Thursday, Aug. 8, in the Georgian Room. To be eligible for lower healthcare contribution rates for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, employees (partners do not have to participate) must complete a wellness screening by Dec. 31, 2019. Please register through PEBTF’s website and follow that to Quest Diagnostics to register for a time at our Aug. 8 onsite screening. Thank You.
     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

CONDOLENCES TO THE PURSELL FAMILY
Dr. Robert F Dorner, father of Wendy Pursell, director of student accounts, and father-in-law of Richard Pursell, KUSSI, passed away Thursday, June 27, in Charleston, South Carolina. Dorner was a professor and deputy chair at Montclair State University for 41 years before retiring in 2009. He won many accolades in the fields of electronics, robotics and physics including demonstration of the year in 1998 by the American Association of Physics Professors. Condolences may be shared with Wendy, Rich and their family either through her office 225 Stratton Administration Center or his at the KU Campus Store.
     Matt Delaney, Office of Financial and Business Services

THANK YOU TO THE KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
I want to thank the KU community for their kind words, cards, emails and support during the recent passing of my mother. Your support and friendship are so greatly appreciated during this difficult time. Your friend and co-worker, Tammy.
     Tammy Moyer

UPCOMING EVENTS

July 10

7 p.m.

Midsummer Night’s Dream; Performed by festival faculty and students
440 East Main Street, Kutztown Park Bandshell

July 11

7:30 p.m.

Style and Substance: Classical Masterpieces
Performed by festival students
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 12

7:30 p.m.

Masterful Melange; Performed by festival students
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 13

2 p.m.

Chamber Music Competition
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 13

7:30 p.m.

Saturday Night Live; Performed by festival students
Schaeffer Auditorium

July 14

2 p.m

Grand Finale; A Musical Extravaganza
Featuring festival students and Festival Orchestra
Schaeffer Auditorium

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
These are the non-instructional positions that are open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu.

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0078 internal

NEW - Honors Program Secretary (CT3)

Full Time

7/19/19

2019-0073 internal

NEW - Secondary Education Department Secretary (CT3)

Full Time

7/19/19

2019-0070

Head Bowling Coach - PT

Part Time

7/12/19

2019-0074

Admissions Recruiter (SUA1)

Full Time

7/12/19

2019-0075

Assistant Director of Admissions (SUA2)

Full Time

7/12/19

2019-0071 internal

Art Department Secretary (CT2) - internal

Full Time

7/10/19

2019-0077

Assistant Football Coach - FT

Full Time

7/10/19

2019-0061

Facilities Contract Specialist (M180)

Full Time

7/12/19

2019-0011

Utility Plant Operator 2

Full Time

7/19/19

19-20 Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

     Office of Human Resources

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.