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President Hawkinson to Speak on Higher Education at Spirit on Tap Series Tuesday Night in Reading


November 26, 2018
KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Kutztown University President Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson will speak at the November edition of the "Spirit on Tap" series this Tuesday night, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Reading. The event is free and open to the public.

The topic of President Hawkinson's speech is titled, "Higher Education: Past, Present, & Future," during which he will also discuss critical issues that students face in the college setting.

Sponsored in part by the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton and other individual contributions, Spirit on Tap's purpose is to encourage theological discussion, explore alternative views, and stimulate dialogue around issues of faith, spirituality, culture and social justice.

Since beginning his tenure at KU in 2015, President Hawkinson has established a multitude of initiatives for the institution that focus on areas such as academic excellence, enrollment management and student success, and expanding educational opportunity and access. His accomplishments at KU include the completion of new strategic and marketing plans for the university, an increase in the academic standards and profiles of its students, the establishment of numerous advisory committees to enhance his commitment to shared governance, and a significant increase in fundraising.