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  1. KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITYCOLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES2008-09Opening Day Meeting MONDAY August 25, 2008

  2. Past Chairpersons Anthropology & Sociology – Dr. David Webb Geography – Dr. Robert Martin Political Science – Dr. Jack Treadway

  3. New Chairpersons • Anthropology & Sociology – Dr. James Delle • Geography – Dr. Richard Courtney • Political Science – Dr. Kristin Bremer

  4. New Secretaries Anthropology & Sociology – Penny Jonas Computer Science –Mary Ann Keinard Nursing – Danielle Santos Social Work – Jean Horning Dean’s Office – Sherry Lillington

  5. Faculty Promotions • Associate Professor • Dr. Timothy O’Boyle – Anthropology/Sociology • Dr. Nancy Butler – Biology • Dr. Lyn Phy – Mathematics

  6. Faculty Retirements Anthropology/Sociology Prof. Samuel Westmoreland Computer Science Dr. Henry Gordon Criminal Justice Dr. John C. Meyer Jr. Mathematics Dr. Thomas Pirnot Physical Sciences Dr. Madan M. Varma Political Science Dr. Cheryl Wilf Dr. Jack Treadway Dr. Gary Brey

  7. Faculty Hiring • 2006-07 17 Tenure Track Faculty • 2007-08 24 Tenure Track Faculty • 2008-09 23 Approved Tenure Track Searches

  8. New Faculty Anthropology & Sociology • Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill • Joleen R. Loucks, A.B.D. – tenure track • State University of New York at Albany • Ann Boulis, Ph.D. • University of Pennsylvania • Cheryl Holmes, Ph.D. -- Boston College

  9. Biological Sciences • Angelika Antoni, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Montana • Gregory Setliff, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Minnesota • Angela Hoptak-Solga, Ph.D. • Lehigh University • Diane Kraft, M.S. • New York University • George Schmitz, Ph.D. • University of Wisconsin at Madison • Mary Buatti Small, M.S. • Fordham University

  10. Computer Science • Randy Kaplan, Ph.D. – tenure track (Jan. ‘08) • Temple University • Dale Parson, Ph.D. – tenure track • Lehigh University • Gregory Schaper, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Central Florida • Yong Zhang, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of South Carolina

  11. Criminal Justice • Annmarie Cordner, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Maryland at College Park • Gary Cordner, Ph.D. – tenure track (Jan ‘08) • Michigan State University • Jonathan Kremser– tenure track • University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada • William Plouffe, Jr., J.D. – tenure track (Jan ‘08) • University of Tulsa, College of Law

  12. Electronic Media • Cara Schollenberger, M.S. – tenure track • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

  13. English • Anne DeLong, Ph.D. – tenure track • Lehigh University • Stefanie Hundt,Ph.D.– tenure track • Lehigh University • Yuni Jeongyun Ko, Ph.D. • State University of New York at Binghamton • Michael Pogach, M.A. • Arcadia University • William D. Prystauk, M.A. • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

  14. Geography • John Frye, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Georgia • James Rasmussen, A.B.D. – tenure track • University of Florida

  15. Mathematics • Jonathan Yeakel, M.Ed. • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

  16. Modern Language Studies Aída Díaz de León, Ph.D. – tenure track (Spanish) University of Kansas Carolina Moctezuma, Ph.D. – tenure track (Spanish) Texas Tech University Pedro González, M.A.(Spanish) University of California – Los Angeles Robert Losch, M.A. (PA German) New York University

  17. Modern Language Studies Xiaomei Niu, M.A. (Chinese) Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China Sibel Sayili-Hurley, Ph.D. (German) Purdue University Angela Solomon, Ph.D. (German) Rutgers University

  18. Nursing Deborah Mandel, A.B.D. – tenure track Rutgers University Donna Sabella, MSN, M.Ed. – tenure track Widener University

  19. Philosophy • Mohammad Ashraf Adeel, Ph.D. – tenure track • University of Hawaii • Joseph Jedwab,A.B.D. – tenure track (Jan ‘09) • University of Oxford – Oriel College, England

  20. Physical Sciences • Kunal Das, Ph.D. – tenure track • State University of New York at Stony Brook • Evan Cooper, Ph.D. • Duke University • Michele Cramer, M.S. • University of Virginia • Mukesh Kumar, Ph.D. • University of the Sciences – Philadelphia

  21. Physical Sciences Jennifer Mangan, Ph.D. University of Colorado Doreena Patrick, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania Phillip A. Reed, Ph.D. Lehigh University

  22. Political Science David Day, M.P.A. Memphis State University Steve Lem, Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton Adrian Petrescu, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

  23. Psychology • Steve Howell, Ph.D. – tenure track • McMaster University, Ontario, Canada • Jason Lanter, Ph.D. – tenure track • Miami University, Ohio • Stefanie Skoniecki, M.A. • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

  24. Social Work • Edward Hanna, D.S.W. – tenure track • University of Pennsylvania • Veronica Sabater, Ph.D. – tenure track • New York University • Kimiko Tanaka, Ph.D. – tenure track • Columbia University

  25. F.Y.I. Four CLAS Academic Departments relocated to/in Old Main. Department of Psychology collaborated with Kutztown Area High School to offer the first college level course (Psychology 011) to their juniors and seniors at the High School. Department of Nursing implemented a 100% online option for the undergraduate nursing courses.

  26. F.Y.I. (continued) Dr. Jim Delle, Chairperson of the Department of Anthropology/Sociology, and 16 students from KU organized an exhibition entitled “Lenape: The Original People” at Reading Public Museum (May 17–Sep 14, 2008) The Modern Language Studies Department is offering Chinese for the first time at KU.

  27. F.Y.I. (continued) With help from the KU Foundation, the CLAS Dean’s Scholarships were established. In 2007-08, scholarships were awarded to four outstanding CLAS students; those students will continue to receive the scholarship for 2008-2009. Additionally in 2008-2009 six outstanding CLAS incoming freshmen were awarded Dean’s Scholarships. Dean’s Scholarships were also awarded to four CLAS underclassmen who presented work at the Berks County Research and Creativity Conference.

  28. Grants Awarded to Faculty Dr. Nancy Butler; Seasonal Effects of Physics and Bio-optical Properties on Zooplankton Assemblages Along the COBY Transect; Center for Information Technology; $15,097 Dr. Janice Gasker; Compass – Contract for GA support; Compass; $8,500 Drs. Robert Martin & Robert Ziegenfus; Air Quality: Webpage Development for “Berks County Ozone Pollution Data” Page on KU Website; PA Dept. of Environmental Protection; $15,000

  29. Grants Awarded to Faculty (continued) Dr. Winnie Peterson; Sonia Kovalevsky High School; Association for Women in Mathematics; $1,900 Dr. Paul Washington; DNCR Topographic & Geologic Survey; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; $12,396 Dr. Jack Treadway; IUP Labor Education Contract; IUP; $25,000 Dr. Oskars Rieksts; Resource Center: Intelligent Robotics; The Tyco Foundation, Inc.; $5,000

  30. Grants Awarded to Faculty (continued) PASSHE – Professional Development Grant Awardees: Dr. Maria Sanelli; Frederick Douglass Institute Living Learning Community; $10,500 Dr. Deborah Franz; Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation in Pennsylvania (CETP-PA); $5,000 Dr. Kurt Friehauf; Kutztown University Women in Science Program; $7,650 Dr. Edward Simpson; Biogeographic Diversity of Tetrapod Trace Fossils: The Mississippian Mauch Chunk and Older Strata: Eastern Pennsylvania; $5,801

  31. Grants Awarded to Faculty (continued) PASSHE – Professional Development Grant Awardees: Dr. John Riley Jr.; Kutztown University High School Model United Nations Conference; PASSHE; $10,000 Dr. James Delle; Race, resistance, and Remembrance: Archaeology & Social Memory of Christiana Riot; PASSHE; $4,496

  32. Grants Awarded to Faculty (continued) • KU Research Committee Awards:

  33. Five Year Enrollment Trends

  34. Full-Time First-Time Freshmen/Transfer Students2003 - 2007

  35. Fall 2008 EstimatedNew Student Enrollment * University CLAS % Freshmen 1873 488 26% Transfer 704 259 37% Total New Students 2577 747 29% * As of 8/12/08

  36. 2008-09 CLAS Priorities • Program Reviews • Computer Science – ABET Accreditation • Nursing – MSN Accreditation • Social Work – BSW Reaccreditation • Retention Analysis • Better Communication across CLAS • Student Focus

  37. Today’s Activities Freshmen Meeting Today from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Schaeffer Auditorium Faculty are invited to attend the meeting to discuss The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch