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Provost forums shed light on three candidates

Staff Reports With the provost search nearing a conclusion, the University hosted faculty and staff open forums with the final candidates over the past two weeks. The three finalists included Catherine Koverola, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University; Jonathan Reed, interim provost at the University of La Verne; and Ramon Torrecilha, former provost and vice president... 

Provost search committee picks three finalists

Des Delgadillo Online Editor The University’s nationwide search for a new provost reached the home stretch, with a final pool of three candidates set to hold open forums at ULV starting next week. Once concluded, the candidate selected will assume the permanent position of chief academic officer, currently held by Jonathan Reed in the interim who was formerly the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. President... 

Skipworth steps down

Stanley Skipworth, director of Campus Safety and Transportation, will be leaving the University to consult in law enforcement at the Claremont Colleges. Today is his last day. “The work that he’s done to increase the professionalism, training and certification of staff and services offered has made a tremendous difference on campus,” said Clive Houston-Brown, vice president of facilities and... 

Lieberman focuses on the future

Lieberman focuses on the future
President Devorah Lieberman compares statistics of the University of La Verne since its start in 1891 as Lordsburg College to the present day during her speech at the State of the University Address Wednesday in the Campus Center. When addressing the chart on tuition, Lieberman rushed to the screen to cover the present-day tuition amounts, which caused the audience to burst into laughter. / photo by... 

Everyone should ‘Think About It’

In compliance with the Campus SaVE Act, the University has implemented the “Think About It” program for all incoming students. The online program, presented by campusclarity.com, provides vital advice and information for incoming students about such serious issues as drinking, drug use, hooking up and assault. With easy-to-understand realistic examples to help students learn about blood-alcohol... 

LV receives selective membership

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer The University of La Verne has become a part of the New American Colleges and Universities, a consortium of selective small private colleges throughout the United States, as of July 1. According to the NACU’s website, they are dedicated to integrating liberal arts, professional studies and civic responsibility. It seeks out small colleges and universities that fit this profile... 

Leaders take on new posts

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Kathleen Weaver and Keith Lord have recently been appointed to leadership positions in which they plan to continue supporting ULV faculty and students. Weaver, associate professor of biology and former assistant dean is now serving as the director of the La Verne Experience, and Keith Lord, professor of art, has taken the post of assistant dean for program reviews... 

Unionization still needed

After a long, difficult and tension-filled year between University of La Verne adjuncts and administrators over the possibility of unionization, the Service Employees International Union withdrew its petition to represent the adjuncts on July 31. In doing so SEIU cannot file for unionization with ULV adjuncts again until January 2015. Although the adjuncts’ future with SEIU or another union is still... 

La Verne sets the alarm for 6 a.m.

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Beginning next semester, the University of La Verne will implement a new scheduling concept, called “sunrise college,” and some classes will begin as early as 6 a.m. According to the email that was sent to University students, the registrar’s office said that the classes will appeal to “morning people” who are ready to learn and be active during earlier hours. Elementary... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Recent months of conflicts of interest between numerous levels of representation at this University have created chaos, confusion and mistrust at La Verne. This has been evident through the strife of possible unionization, the legitimacy of the elected associated student body and the outcry of increased tuition that was made to be ‘transparent and clear.’ This is not the mistake of... 
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