Daily Brief

March 15, 2023

Jason Bishop Returns to KU

World-class magician that calls Fleetwood home returns to the KU Stage. From his breathtaking double levitation to his cutting-edge op-art and plasma illusions, Jason Bishop features stunning and original state-of-the-art magic with a totally modern energy and an outstanding rock and pop soundtrack. Tickets are $15 and available on line or by calling 610-683-4092.

KU Presents!

Easter on the Farm

Celebrate Pennsylvania German Easter traditions and the vibrant folk culture of the region at Easter on the Farm, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University, located at 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown, Pa. Easter on the Farm is a free, fun and educational event for the whole family featuring folklife demonstrations, live musical performances by some of the region’s finest folk musicians, kid’s activities, animals, local folk artists and our annual Easter egg hunts (12:30 and 2 p.m.).

University Relations


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

Deep low over the Gulf of Maine begins to move away. This will allow high pressure from the Mississippi River to move in. Mostly cloudy conditions to start but gradual clearing expected. It will be windy too. High temperature near 45.


Employee of the Month

Now is the time to submit nominations for the March 2023 Employee of the Month.

Alexis Martin, Human Resources

College of Education Dean Search Open Forums

The search committee for the position of Dean of the College of Education invites students, faculty and staff to the open forum meetings with the candidates. Because this is a critically important position for the university, we hope that you will take time to attend all or part of the meetings and ask questions of the candidates. The search committee will be soliciting your responses to the candidates through a survey sent after the meeting. Curriculum vitae for each candidate will be posted the day before each campus visit.
- Candidate A: 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, 116 MSU
- Candidate B: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 116 MSU
- Candidate C: 3 p.m. Monday, March 27, 116 MSU

COE Dean Search Committee

Rape, Aggression and Defense Training

Rape, Aggression and Defense Training (RAD), provided by Public Safety and Police Services, is free to female faculty, staff and students. Training is scheduled 6 p.m. March 20, 22A Old Main, and March 21 and 23, Georgian Room, Old Main. You must attend all three sessions to complete the RAD program. Email dsantos@kutztown.edu or call 610-683-4860 to sign up.

Danielle Santos, Public Safety and Police Services

AFSCME Local 2234

On Wednesday, March 20, representatives from AFSCME will be on location to kick off a state contract campaign. We welcome members and non-members to stop by and speak with us 11:30 a m. to 3:30 p.m., Boehm Lobby and Sharadin Arts Lobby and 3-6 p.m., Old Main Lobby and McFarland Student Union. We look forward to seeing you there.

Dave Isett, AFSCME

Understanding GSA (General Services Administration)

Register for this free training 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, via Zoom on the following topics; Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Readiness, Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Support, Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Prime Vendor Program and Selling to Government. GSA officials will present this virtual event and discuss how to work with their agency to increase opportunities for small businesses by providing best value to federal agencies across the federal contracting marketplace.

Rachael Wolfe, KUSBDC


Call to Faculty for Noncredit Learning

The Office of Extended Learning is running noncredit programming in the areas of golf, local farming of mushrooms, gardening, Tai Chi and journaling. If you are interested in facilitating and have the expertise in one of these areas, please contact Lori at 610-683-4478.

Office of the Vice Provost

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
March 13-17 All Day Spring Break
No classes; Offices are open.
March 17 11 a.m. Employee Planetarium Show - Planet Nine
Grim Science Building
March 20 3:30 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate A
116 McFarland Student Union
March 20 5 p.m. AFSCME Meeting
103 Academic Forum
March 20 6 p.m. Rape, Aggression and Defense Training
22A Old Main
March 22 11:30 a.m. AFSCME Local 2234 Representatives 
Boehm, Sharadin, Old Main and MSU
March 22 3:30 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate B
116 McFarland Student Union
March 23 9 a.m. FYE Conference
McFarland Student Union
March 27 3 p.m. College of Education Dean Search - Candidate C
116 McFarland Student Union
Date Time Event
March 18 Noon Baseball vs. Millersville (DH)
North Campus Field (Live Stats | Video)

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 .