Daily Brief

Nov. 2, 2023

Two field hockey females on the field playing

Field Hockey Advances to PSAC Championships This Weekend at ESU

The Kutztown University field hockey team will compete in the 2023 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Championships Nov. 3-5, at East Stroudsburg University. The semifinal games will be played Friday, Nov. 3. In the first semifinal at noon, No. 1 seed East Stroudsburg University takes on No. 4 Mansfield University. In the second semifinal at 2:30 p.m., No. 2 seed Shippensburg University takes on No. 3 Kutztown University. The championship game will be played 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Tournament information can be found on the ESU website.

Sports Information

A Raucous “Pirates of Penzance” is Coming to KU

Schaeffer Auditorium will be overrun by the zaniest crew of buccaneers of all time when KU Presents! brings the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ hilarious production of “The Pirates of Penzance” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. Known for their musical excellence and skill with humor both broad and subtle, the company’s mission is to share this repertoire with children to develop future audiences for the beloved works. Join them for this boisterous musical journey. Faculty and staff can access discounted tickets by logging in for tickets using their MyKU log-in.

KU Presents!


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

Chilly high pressure remains locked in. Fair skies with highs around 49 degrees.


Kutztown University Council of Trustees Meeting

The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet Thursday, Nov. 2, in the McFarland Student Union Building.
Committee meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m.:
- Academic and Student Affairs Committee, 323 MSU.
- Finance, Property, and Audit Committee, 322 MSU.
- Human Diversity Committee, 325 MSU.
- University Relations and Athletics and Advancement Committee, 324 MSU.
The Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m., 250 MSU.

Office of the President

2024 PEBTF Open Enrollment

PEBTF-covered employees (i.e., AFSCME and SCUPA): The Open Enrollment period starts Monday, Oct. 16 and ends Friday, Nov. 3. This is your opportunity to make changes to your coverage or your covered dependents, as determined by the plan. If you wish to make changes, please go to Benefits Enrollment, on the Employee Self-Service. If you do not wish to make any changes, you do not have to do anything. Please note that there are changes to the buy-up and everyone will receive new cards this year.

Jeanette Forster, Human Resources


Army Tuition Assistance Clinic

Please share this information with your students. Military and Veterans Services will hold an Army Tuition Assistance Clinic 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, IT training room, 200 Stratton Administration Center. Please have your Army student veterans drop in during these clinic hours and we will help them create their Army Ignited (AI) account. Students need to have an approved AI account and resolve any holds prior to the window to apply for tuition assistance, Friday, Nov. 24.

Military & Veterans Services

Veteran Panel

Join us for our virtual Student Veteran Panel 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, via Zoom. It is important to remember that not all student veterans are alike. They have different personalities, experiences and opinions on their service, the military and campus life. Click the link below to register and get Zoom link.

Military & Veterans Services

Employment Opportunities

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu (Menu to OOC postings):

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2023-0158 NEW - Financial Aid Assistant (CA3) Full Time 11/19/23
2023-0069 Vector Control Specialist Full Time continuous
2023-0100 Patrol Officer Trainee Full Time continuous
2023-0147 Assistant Director SSBCI Technical Assistance Program (Western Region) Full Time continuous
2023-0151 Associate Dean of College of Business Full Time 11/10/23
2023-0152 Associate Dean of College of Education Full Time 11/1/23
2023-0160 Tradesman Helper - Mechanical Full Time 11/26/23
2023-0168 Landscape Maintenance Specialist Full Time 11/5/23
2023-0177 Executive Assistant for the Vice President for University Relations & Athletics Full Time 11/12/23
23-24 Asst Coaches 23-24 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/28/24
23-24 Clerical Asst Pool 23-24 Clerical Assistant Pool Full Time 6/28/24
23-24 Custodial Pool 23-24 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/28/24
Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Nov. 2 11 a.m. Faculty and Staff Headshots
195 MSU
Nov. 2 11 a.m. Faculty First Thursday Presentation
120 Sharadin Arts Building 
Nov. 2 11 a.m. Comp Conversations
Nov. 2 1:30 p.m. Council of Trustees Committee Meetings
322, 323, 324, 325 MSU
Nov. 2 3 p.m. Council of Trustees Plenary Session
250 MSU
Nov. 2 4 p.m. University Senate Meeting
103 Academic Forum
Nov. 2 6 p.m. Moonlight in Main
Georgian Room
Nov. 3 9 a.m. Conference: Social Work in the Global Environment
Nov. 8 8 a.m.  Miller-Keystone Blood Drive 
218 MSU
Nov. 9 11 a.m. Middle States Accreditation Town Hall
Alumni Auditorium, MSU
Nov. 9 7:30 p.m.  KU Presents! Pirates of Penzance 
Schaeffer Auditorium
Date Time Event
Nov. 3 7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. West Chester 
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)
Nov. 4 1 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Millersville
Keystone Arena (Video | Stats)

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 .