Nov. 28, 2022
Partly sunny conditions as high pressure builds in behind a departing cold front. High temperature near 50.
Laura Fahy-Leo to Serve as Interim Director of Admissions
Laura Fahy-Leo, associate director of Admissions, will serve as interim director of Admissions, effective immediately. Fahy-Leo is a two-time graduate of KU and has worked in the admissions office since 2007. She served as the interim director of Admissions during the 2018-19 academic year and brings tremendous experience to the role. Fahy-Leo steps in for Krista Evans, who was named interim vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.
College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean Search Candidates
Candidates for the position of Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts will visit our campus Dec. 5. Please view the website below for candidate information and a schedule of open forums available to students, faculty and staff. Candidates' names and vitae will be posted on the website 48 hours prior to their campus visit.
Katie Bowen, College of Business
Open Hour with Provost
Faculty, staff and students are invited to drop by and chat with Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold, provost, during her open office hour 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, Old Main Concourse. Faculty and staff who would like to have a conversation, but for whom this time does not work, are welcome to contact the Office of the Provost at 610-683-4155 to schedule a time to meet.
Anne Imschweiler, Office of the Provost
December Blood Drive
The Community Outreach Center is looking for donors to participate in our December blood drive scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7, 218 McFarland Student Union Building. Donors will need to sign up for an appointment. Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For questions, please contact email@example.com.
Nykolai Blichar, Community Outreach Center
University Curriculum Committee
The University Curriculum Committee will meet 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. The meeting will be held on Zoom. The link can also be found on the UCC Document Submissions SharePoint page. Contact Lisa Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Lisa Brennan, Registrar's Office
University Senate Meeting
The next University Senate meeting is 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec 1, 103 Academic Forum. The meeting may also be accessed via Zoom, meeting ID: 927 2146 3918 passcode: 459360. The agenda can be found on the University Senate website https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administration/governance/university-senate.html.xml. Minutes and documentation are available in the University Senate D2L and Dec. 2022 SharePoint folder https://livekutztown.sharepoint.com/sites/universitysenatemembers . Please email any senate representative changes and/or D2L shell access requests to email@example.com.
Steve Lem, University Senate
Starfish Task Force Willingness to Serve
Committee on Committees has been asked to populate a task force to gather faculty feedback about Starfish. This Willingness to Serve call will be open until midnight, Dec. 4. We will be selecting one faculty member from each college, one non-teaching or staff member and two additional members will be appointed by the provost. Members of the taskforce will serve as a sounding board, testing group and idea-generating body in collaboration with our Starfish manager and one representative of the college-specific success team to improve our implementation. Membership will begin Spring 2023 and extend through Spring 2024. Members should anticipate several meetings each semester to provide support to the implementation process, with potentially fewer meetings in the later phases of the rollout. To apply please complete the KU Starfish Taskforce Willingness to Serve form available on Engage.
Deryl B. Johnson, University Senate
|Nov. 29||11 a.m.||Lunch and Learn
250 McFarland Student Union
|Nov. 30||1:30 p.m.||Open Forum Dean CVPA - Candidate A
|Nov. 30||3 p.m.||Provost's Open Hour
Concourse, Old Main
|Dec. 1||11 a.m.||University Curriculum Committee
|Dec. 1||4 p.m.||University Senate
103 Academic Forum | Zoom
|Dec. 1||7:30 p.m.||Danu-An Emerald Isle Christmas
|Dec. 2||2 p.m.||Open Forum Dean CVPA - Candidate B
|Dec. 3||11 a.m.||Christmas on the Farm
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center
|Dec. 5||2 p.m.||Open Forum Dean CVPA - Candidate C
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.