Devorah Lieberman


COVID-19 Update

We are nearing the end of the first week of what is a most extraordinary academic year. 


Important COVID-19 Update

Due to a sharp increase in the number of reported cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, the Department of Public Health has announced that face coverings must again be worn at all times while indoors in public spaces, regardless of an individual’s vaccination status.


Update | La Verne Safe Return

Dear University Community, I’m pleased to share that we have made major revisions to the La Verne Safe Return Plan, which contains our policies and procedures for safely repopulating our campuses as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes. These changes are aligned with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health, Los […]


University COVID-19 Update

I have encouraging news to share with you about the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic and the University of La Verne’s plans to safely resume in-person activity at our campuses.


New Federal COVID-19 Relief Grants for University of La Verne Students

The University of La Verne has received nearly $3 million from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) that we will distribute directly to students who have exceptional financial need due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Planning for Fall 2021

Dear Students, As we begin this new calendar year, I would like to offer a brief outlook for 2021 and a note of optimism about our future at the University of La Verne.  After thoughtful deliberation, we are preparing for a safe return to face-to-face instruction for fall 2021. In addition, in recognition of the financial challenges […]


University of La Verne Spring Semester and Term Planning

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 and our need to plan for the rest of the academic year, the university is making the prudent decision at this time to remain remote through the spring semester and term.


University of La Verne Winter and Spring Planning

This academic year may be unlike any other, but I am confident that it will be rewarding and productive. I would like to share with you the following updates on the university’s plans for winter and spring.


COVID-19 Campus Update

As you know, the coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the way we teach, learn, and do business. Below are several updates on the university’s ongoing response to the pandemic, and on measures we are taking to ensure a safe and successful learning and working environment for the fall and beyond.


Fall Planning Update

Over the past several days, the California and Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health have issued long-awaited guidelines for colleges and universities that allow us to finalize several key details of our COVID-19 response plans for fall, specifically related to campus housing and limited in-person instruction.


La Verne Safe Return Update

After careful consideration of public health data, and given that existing state and county public health guidelines do not allow for on-campus operations, the University of La Verne will now begin the fall semester and term with primarily remote teaching and learning across all campuses, and only essential on-campus operations.


La Verne Safe Return Update

 As the fall semester approaches, we continue to closely monitor the trends of the coronavirus pandemic across our region and our state.


Announcing the La Verne Safe Return Plan

June 30, 2020   Dear University of La Verne Students, Faculty, and Staff, The coronavirus pandemic has challenged each of us to find new ways of thinking, new ways of teaching and learning, and new ways of doing so many things that we long took for granted. This has been an unprecedented and difficult time; however, […]


Planning for the Fall

The University of La Verne is planning to phase in appropriate face-to-face and on-campus operations in fall 2020 across all campus locations, while keeping the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff as the top priority.


CARES Act Grants for Students

The University of La Verne has received $2.8 million to distribute directly to students from the federally legislated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Students may now apply for these grants.


Fall Planning and Budget Outlook

As the end of the semester approaches, we want to share with you the university’s plans for the summer and coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1.


Summer term and new scholarships

To help students remain on track with their education through the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of La Verne is proud to announce that it will award additional scholarships to all students who enroll in classes for the summer term. We will also teach all summer classes online to ensure a safe and healthy learning and working environment for our students, faculty, and staff.


Postponement of Spring 2020 Commencement

To protect the well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and their families, the University of La Verne will postpone 2020 Spring commencement ceremonies and related events.


State of University – Recording, Second Opportunity

This week, we will be holding another live State of the University address on Thursday, April 9 at 12:00 p.m. to provide another opportunity for faculty and staff to participate in the chat and submit their feedback.