Daily Brief

Oct. 10, 2022

Golden Bear Statue



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

Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.


Fall Break

Fall Break is Monday, Oct. 10. There are no classes Monday, but the university and administrative offices will be open. Students and faculty should follow a Monday schedule Tuesday, Oct. 11.

University Relations

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., Thursday, Oct. 13 in the Bears Den, MSU. 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

Campus Wide Fertilizer and Weed Control Application

TruGreen will be on campus Monday, Oct. 10 to perform our annual fall fertilizer and weed control application. They will begin early Monday morning on the south side of campus, and finish on the north by the early afternoon. Please stay off treated areas until they are dry. This usually occurs within 30 minutes or so after the application is completed but can vary depending on weather conditions. Thank you. 

Will Meeker, Facilities

McFarland Student Union Fall Break Hours

The MSU hours for fall break are:
- 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

Amanda Garcia, MSU Operations

Student Recreation Center Fall Break Hours

The Student Recreation Center will operate under special hours:
- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10.
The Keystone Hall Pool will operate under special hours:
- Open 8-9 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10.

Tracy Turner, Student Rec Center

University Curriculum Committee

The next University Curriculum Committee meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 27 and the proposal deadline is noon, Thursday, Oct. 13. Please submit proposals to the UCC SharePoint site. Contact Brian Meares at meares@kutztown.edu with any questions.

Brian Meares, University Curriculum Committee

Office of Assessment - October Newsletter

The October edition of the Office of Assessment newsletter is now available. This edition includes a summary of Fall Assessment Day, information regarding upcoming assessment workshops and other updates. Read it here.

Nicole McClure, Office of Assessment

Now Booking for Summer 2023

Lets talk about summer 2023. Conference and Event Services are currently accepting requests from our internal KU departments for camps and/or conferences for the 2023 summer season which runs from May 15 through Aug. 4, 2023.  If you are planning to bring people to campus for a summer program, please be sure to reach out to Honey Svoboda (svoboda@kutztown.edu) for pricing and availability of university facilities for your summer needs.  Please understand that with an increasingly-active summer it is important to reach out now to secure summer facilities. Thank you.

Jason Garcia, Conference and Event Services

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Oct. 10 All Day Fall Break: No Classes;
Administrative Offices Open
Oct. 11 All Day Monday schedule
Oct. 11 4:30 p.m. Philosophy Guest Speaker - Richard Swinburne
103 Academic Forum
Oct. 12 1 p.m. KU Custodial Appreciation Day
Sharadin Lobby
Oct. 12 11 p.m. KU Custodial Appreciation Day
Old Main Concourse
Oct. 13 11 a.m. CET: "Scholarly Research Opportunities ..."
Oct. 13 3 p.m. Open Hour with Provost
Bears Den, McFarland Student Union
Oct. 17 7 p.m. Tips for Identity Theft Protection
312 McFarland Student Union
Date Time Event
Oct. 12 3 p.m. W. Soccer vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Field (Live Stats | Live Video)
Oct. 14 7 p.m. W. Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg
Keystone Arena (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 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.