Council of Trustees Approve Spring 2021 Graduates at April Meeting

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – The Kutztown University Council of Trustees approved the spring 2021 graduates to highlight the Council’s April 2021 virtual board meeting Thursday afternoon.

More than 1,300 students will be awarded degrees during Kutztown University's spring commencement ceremonies May 7-9, at O'Pake Fieldhouse. Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson, university president, will preside. More information can be found at the university's commencement website.

The Council also recognized softball head coach Judy Lawes on winning 1,000 career games at KU. Lawes is in her 34th year at the university and won her 1,000th career game March 21, at Bloomsburg. Lawes became the 14th coach in NCAA Division II history and 39th across all NCAA divisions to reach the milestone.

In other business, the KU Council of Trustees:

* Approved minutes from March 18, 2021 meeting.

* Approved seven new internship agreements with Art Works Now (Art Education), Bermudian Springs School District (EMLT), Lower Frederick Township Police Department (Criminal Justice), Optimum Physical Therapy (Biology), Paramus Police Department (Criminal Justice), Pennsylvania Mentor (Social Work) and Perkiomen Watershed (Geography).

* Approved six affiliation agreements with KU's College of Education and Boyertown Area, Northampton Area, Parkland, Pen Argyl, Souderton and Southern Lehigh School Districts.

* Approved two articulation agreements with Lehigh Carbon and Reading Area Community Colleges.

* Approved Ms. Nancy Jean Stump Seiger for honorary doctorate degree.

* Approved the candidates for degree.

* Approved miscellaneous fees.


The KU Council of Trustees next public board meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m., Thursday, June 10.