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Classified, administrative staff push for equity salary increase

Classified, administrative staff push for equity salary increase
The three-year plan aims to close ULV’s pay gap. Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief The Budget Advisory Task Force is considering a proposal to increase the annual salary of classified employees and administrative/professional employees by $3,000 and $2,400 per year, respectively. In a meeting last week that was well attended by members of both groups of employees, Jim Irwin, financial operations... 

Survey reveals low classified staff morale

Mark Vidal Editorial Director Low pay, lack of opportunity and discrimination are just a few of the issues classified staff at the University of La Verne find troubling, according to a recent climate survey. The survey, whose results were released last month in connection with the University’s recent Western Association of Schools and Colleges review, found that only 33 percent of classified employees... 

Jason Neidleman on health care, Coldplay

Jason Neidleman on health care, Coldplay
When Associate Professor of Political Science Jason Neidleman isn’t teaching he’s taking his daughter to preschool five minutes away from his house. At La Verne Neidleman teachs courses on political and legal theory, public law, state and local politics, and Middle Eastern politics and history. He is also the pre-law adviser at the University and the faculty adviser for the Pre-Law Society. /... 

Graduate school applications increase nationally

Mark Vidal Editorial Director With the economy unstable as it is, Americans are being extra-cautious with every dollar. And yet for many college students, their dollars, whether earned or borrowed, are headed towards one place: graduate school. According to the latest study put out by the Council of Graduate Schools, applications for admission to U.S. graduate schools have increased 4.8 percent since... 

Clark links Wagner, German nationalism

Debbie Allison Staff Writer Al Clark, associate vice president of Academic Affairs, handled a string of technical difficulties to successfully deliver his lecture, “German Nationalism and the Rise of ‘The Ring’,” on Feb. 18. His lecture took place at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center with an audience of almost 50 faculty and students. Clark’s lecture was the second in the “Ring Festival La Verne,”... 

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans
Founders Hall, the third oldest building on the La Verne campus, was completed in fall 1926. The first student body assembly took place in Founders Auditorium on November 1, 1926. Fund raising has begun to renovate the aged auditorium, which has long been home to musical performances and theatrical events. Once the building is finished, the auditorium will be renamed Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium... 

Rankin stresses HIV prevention

Rankin stresses HIV prevention
William Rankin, president of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance, spoke with students and others Wednesday about his organization for HIV prevention and care in poverty stricken countries. The non-profit, non-governmental organization teams with religious partners to work within third-world countries, including African countries such as Malawi. /photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Tiffany Spears Staff... 

Wireless access on campus keeps expanding

Debbie Allison Staff Writer The University of La Verne continued its expansion of wireless Internet access earlier in the month with the addition of the Arts and Communica­tions Building. “It will enhance greatly our facility and the learning opportunities for our students,” George Keeler, communications department chairman, said. With the addition of the ACB, there are 16 buildings on campus... 

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Scholarship opportunity The University of La Verne is offering a 10 week summer volunteer program that can fulfill CORE 305 or a Community Service requirement and offers a $3000 tuition scholarship for the following year. This program has sites in camps, churches, and social service agencies in California, Oregon and Washington, and is working on sites in Mexico. Although the program was developed... 

President Stephen Morgan to retire in 2011

President Stephen Morgan to retire in 2011
University President Steve Morgan stands in front of Founders Hall in this file photo from September 2008. Founders auditorium will be renamed the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium, after the president and his wife. Morgan announced his retirement, effective Spring 2011, from the University of La Verne on Thursday after serving as president for 25 years. / file photo by Stephanie Arellanes Natalie... 
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