Daily Brief

September 17, 2020

Drawing of a maroon and gold stopwatch with the words: Kutztown University 1866 Minute Giving Challenge.

THE 1866 MINUTE GIVING CHALLENGE
Join us Oct. 7-8 and make a difference in 1866 minutes. Help KU students put their best foot forward in every experience they have at KU. Every gift, no matter the size, will be counted.
     Jillian Lovejoy, Kutztown University Foundation

WEATHER

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

Ample cloud cover and a small chance of a shower. Cooler air kicks back in tomorrow. Highs in the mid-70s.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY COUNCIL OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Sept. 17
The Kutztown University Council of Trustees will meet remotely Thursday, Sept.17. There will be no physical location for the meeting as a safety precaution given the current COVID-19 crisis and current social distancing guidelines. An Executive Session will be held at 11:30 a.m. - Committee meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/99339002375?pwd=Z25XU3Z2UHlMdkEvK3F5QXgrQ3YzUT09  Meeting ID: 993 3900 2375 Passcode: 419301 Dial: 646-876-9923
- Plenary Session will begin at 3 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/92604956952?pwd=UENVNEV2MEM5L2ZWWVd3YVdPQ2dMZz09  Meeting ID: 926 0495 6952 Passcode: 131319 Dial: 646-876-9923
     Office of the President

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT DAY
Sept. 18
Please join us for Academic Assessment Day, 8:45 a.m. to noon, Friday, Sept. 18, via Zoom. Sessions include: using Nuventive software, a KU faculty panel, and small group discussions on reorienting assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/92267693599 Meeting ID: 922 6769 3599.
     Karen Rauch, Academic Affairs

CET DISCUSSION GROUP: TRAUMA-INFORMED PEDAGOGY
Sept. 23
CET invites faculty members to participate in a discussion group on trauma-informed teaching. Please email lu@kutztown.edu by Sept. 23 to join. The discussion group will bring interested faculty members together to discuss trauma-informed pedagogy related topics. The group will meet monthly through Zoom and communicate through emails during the rest of the time.
     Yun (Amy) Lu, The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

Sept. 24
The University Curriculum Committee will meet via Zoom, 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24. The meeting link is: https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023. A meeting password is required to attend. Please contact Ms. Lisa Brennan at 610-683-4220 or brennan@kutztown.edu for the password.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 17

1:30 p.m.

Council of Trustees – Committee Meetings
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/99339002375?pwd=Z25XU3Z2UHlMdkEvK3F5QXgrQ3YzUT09

Sept. 17

3 p.m.

Council of Trustees – Plenary Session
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/92604956952?pwd=UENVNEV2MEM5L2ZWWVd3YVdPQ2dMZz09 

Sept. 17

4 p.m.

Donna DeLong’s Retirement Celebration
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/98146764656?pwd=QXhkejJXbGVqR2VrSDZKWkpOQWVPZz09

Sept. 18

8:45 a.m.

Academic Assessment Day
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/92267693599
Meeting ID: 922 6769 3599

Sept. 21

5 p.m.

AFSCME monthly meeting
Zoom

Sept. 24

11 a.m.

University Curriculum Committee
https://kutztown.zoom.us/j/91950007023
Meeting ID: 919 5000 7023

ACCOMMODATIONS

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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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.