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Jan 27, 2014


The Daily Brief

 Conference Student

Do you know a student looking for summer employment? The Office of Conference Services is hiring students to serve on the Conference Services staff team for the summer of 2014.  This is an opportunity to work/learn/live with people of many diversified backgrounds.  Good benefits (includes housing and meals) and pay.  Applications are due by Feb. 19, 2014 and can be picked up in the Office of Conference Services (Education House) or on-line at   Feel free to contact Terry Sitler or Honey Svoboda in the Office of Conference Services (x3-1359) with questions.

Terry L. Sitler, director, Conference Services



The University Curriculum Committee (UCC) will meet on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 11:00 am, in MSU 250, to consider the curricular proposals on its January agenda, which can be found online at Individuals and/or departments with proposals on the agenda are invited and encouraged to attend to answer any questions that may arise. Thank you.

R.S. Schaeffer, Chair, University Curriculum Committee



New to KU!  Please welcome the following individual who is starting her career with KU today:
Martha Stevenson, Director of Library Services



The KU Card Office has relocated to the Academic Forum room 107.  We are fully operational for all your ID card needs.  And don't forget to make a deposit to your Bear Bucks account.  Bear Bucks is a great way to purchase meals on and off campus.  Check our Facebook page (KU Card) for updates and specials!   Don't have a Bear Bucks account?  Stop in our office to learn how to get started!

Elizabeth Pflugler, assistant director, Business Services


The Copy Center has relocated to the Stratton Administration Center room 107 and is ready to service your printing, copying and finishing needs. 

Elizabeth Pflugler, assistant director, Business Services



Faculty, Staff and Administrators are invited for fellowship, prayer and lunch at the Dining Hall, conference room "A" on Thursday Feb. 13 anytime between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend!

                Christine Lottes, professor


Call for submissions - KU:Converge, the online journal for faculty distance education support features postings by faculty partners, as well as entries from the Office of Distance Education:   


This is an online location for faculty to share ideas with their peers in an atmosphere of mentoring, and to receive technical advice and support from the Office of Distance Education. Do you have an online teaching experience, tool or methodology that you would like to share? Please contact Doug Scott  for more information on how you may submit items for publication.



In order to better serve the campus community the following offices will be closed on Fridays beginning Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Please note that the phone number for Graduate Admissions is 683-4190 and not 683-4203.



   Undergraduate - 610-683-4060 or

   Graduate - 610-683-4190 or

International - 610-686-4256 or

Bursar - 610-683-4133 or

Registrar - 610-683-4485 or

Financial Aid - 610-683-4077 or

College Readiness - 610-683-4088 or


Office closures will not take place during the first week of the semester, mid-terms and finals week.  These closures are important to enhance campus services through professional development and cross-training.  Please note that during these closures telephone and email assistance will remain available to assist you.

Kimberly Scranage, vice president, Enrollment Management



JOB OPENINGS: The following non-instructional vacancy is available on campus.  This position is open for current employees only.



Maintenance Repairman 2 - HVAC/Plumbing


Posting End Date: 2/7/2014

Internal positions are posted at


Please direct any questions and comments to or call extension 31353.

Human Resources



Noesis [Now merged with Shoptalk ] is an intellectual discussion group open to all members of the Kutztown University community. We typically discuss work in progress or an article of common interest.  If you are interested in receiving a copy of the paper to be discussed or on being on the email list, please contact:  Noesis will meet on Friday, February 7 4:15pm in the Student Union [MSU] 322; talk to begin at 4:30pm.  Professor Joanne Cohen Hamilton, Department of Counseling & Student Affairs, will speak on:  Intuition as an Epistemology for Climate Transformation.

Allan Bäck, Department of Philosophy



Friday, Jan. 31 - Wrestling vs. Millersville - 7:30PM (Keystone Arena)