Starting in fall 2012, incoming freshmen at the University will be place in “learning communities” or linked classes, as the University begins to implement changes with the goal of creating a “La Verne Experience” the supports students and distinguishes the University.
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The search for a dean for the College of Arts and Sciences concluded on Thursday with the announcement that Jonathan Reed, who has served for three years as interim dean, was appointed to the permanent position.
President Devorah Lieberman gave her second state of the University address Wednesday in the Campus Center.
Departments in the College of Arts and Sciences are struggling to balance the rate at which lab fees are spent and the amount of upgrades needed to keep its technology up to date.
Every year as the semester starts many students hand over both their tuition and a lab fee that is suppose to benefit them in their major. The departments are able to use these fees toward their budgets to care for the department’s equipment.
Undergraduate tuition will increase another 6.5 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year, bringing the total to $33,400.
On Nov. 4 the Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent undergraduate tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. Reasons for this increase range from a need to sustain education programs to improve the image of the University.
Thanksgiving is inching closer and teasing students with the dream of vacation. The long weekend gives the campus two extra days of relaxing before dumping them back into the workload leading up to finals.
Speakers at the inauguration of President Devorah Lieberman praised her accomplishments and welcomed her to the community, but in her speech Lieberman focused on the past, present and future of the University.
Many of La Verne’s athletic teams fundraise so that they can travel to far away places and stay overnight. This is extra work that the student athletes do not need to deal with.