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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... 

La Verne drops five spots in college rankings

Michael Saakyan Book Editor The U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of La Verne as the 166th best college in the United States in the publication’s annual report released this month. Nearly 1,800 colleges and universities were considered for the ranking based on test scores, faculty resources, assessments by peers, retention rates and graduation. The University dropped down five spots... 

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... 

SEIU withdraws union petition

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief The Service Employees International Union withdrew its petition to represent University of La Verne adjunct faculty, causing the National Labor Relations Board to prohibit the SEIU from filing another petition with ULV adjuncts until January 2015. The SEIU’s decision to withdraw the petition followed the NLRB’s dismissal of the six unfair labor practice charges... 

Unfair labor practice charges dismissed

The National Labor Relations Board this week dismissed all six of the unfair labor practice charges against the University of La Verne, which could clear the way for the adjunct faculty’s votes on unionization to be counted. The Service Employees International Union sued the University in February claiming administrators pushed an anti-union agenda. Leading up to the union election, Uni­versity... 

President’s address highlights success

President’s address highlights success
President Devorah Lieberman gives the spring 2014 State of the University Address Monday in the Campus Center. An audience from across the University community attended the address, where she acknowledged University of La Verne’s faculty and student accomplishments and touched on future goals for fall 2014. / photo by Austen Beck Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor President Devorah Lieberman... 

Administration retires Communications Day

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief The University’s changing priorities led to the cancellation of Communications Day 2013, University administrators said. A communications department project since 1992, the daylong event brought prospective students to campus to sample some of what the program had to offer through a series of media-related workshops and keynote speakers. The department was forced to pull... 

Tuition to go up 4.9%

Kristina Bugante News Editor University of La Verne administrators announced that traditional undergraduate tuition will increase another 4.9 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year. Tuition will rise from $35,000 per year to $36,744 per year, excluding room and board expenses. The 4.9 percent increase is the same percentage increase as last year. Tuition rates for the University’s adult and graduate... 

Dewey steps down from provost post

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey has resigned from his post at the University to assume the presidency at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences next year, University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman announced Tuesday. Dewey, who has served as provost and chief academic officer at ULV since October 2009, will step down Jan. 1, but will remain with the University through... 

Bar passage rate rises for law school

Robert Penalber Editor in Chief Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor La Verne’s College of Law saw a 13 percent increase from last year in graduates passing the California Bar Exam on their first try, according to a recent report from the State Bar of California Office of Admissions. Forty-three of the 65 graduates who took the exam in July passed, placing La Verne’s pass rate just 10 percent below this... 
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