Daily Brief

June 9, 2023

Rauch Named Associate Vice President for Accreditation, Assessment and Curriculum

Dr. Karen L. Rauch has been named Kutztown University’s associate vice president for accreditation, assessment and curriculum, effective immediately. Rauch has been with the university since 2001, including the last four years as associate provost.

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Hazy with a chance of thunderstorms.



Juneteenth is a United States federal holiday, celebrated annually on June 19. It commemorates the final end of slavery in the U.S. on June 19, 1865, when Union Army general Gordon Granger proclaimed freedom for slaves in Galveston, Texas, the last state of the Confederacy with institutional slavery. Kutztown University will close Monday, June 19 to observe the holiday. If interested in attending some local events to celebrate Juneteenth: Reading - June 10. Allentown - June 17.

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Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
June 12 4:30 p.m. AFSCME Member Meeting
103 Academic Forum
June 19 All Day Juneteenth
University Closed

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.

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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.