Council of Trustees Handbook

Overview 5 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania—Officers of AdministraƟon Cabinet Kenneth Hawkinson, Ph.D., President Lorin Basden Arnold, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Warren Hilton, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Jesus Peña, Esq., Vice President for Equity, Compliance and Liaison for Legal Affairs MaƩ Santos, Vice President for University RelaƟons and AthleƟcs MaƩ Delaney, Vice President for Finance and FaciliƟes Alex Ogeka, ExecuƟve Director, Kutztown University FoundaƟon Natalie Cartwright, Director of InsƟtuƟonal Research Mission Statement Kutztown University’s mission is to provide a high quality educaƟon at the undergraduate and graduate levels in order to prepare students to meet lifelong intellectual, ethical, social, and career challenges. Vision Statement Kutztown University aspires to be a regional center of excellence providing opportuniƟes for advanced academic, cultural, and public service experiences, within a caring community, designed to promote success in a global society. Purpose Statement Grounded in regional history and focused on innovaƟve futures through the colleges of Business, EducaƟon, Liberal Arts & Sciences and Visual & Performing Arts; Kutztown University: • Offers a contemporary liberal arts educaƟon as the foundaƟon for inspiring and challenging students to grow intellectually, professionally, ethically, civically, and socially; • Provides support for students to reach their unique potenƟal; • Commits to access and diversity, drawing upon internaƟonal, naƟonal, regional, and community partnerships to prepare new generaƟons of global ciƟzens; • Values the life experiences of students, faculty, and staff to create a caring community on a beauƟful campus; • CulƟvates opportuniƟes for students to engage the world and pursue meaningful lives and careers through collaboraƟon, mentorship, and intenƟonal working relaƟonships. Non‐discriminaƟon Statement Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educaƟonal opportuniƟes on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, naƟonal origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientaƟon, gender idenƟty or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discriminaƟon, 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 or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of EducaƟon 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