Devorah Lieberman


COVID-19 Community Update

Effective March 7, 2022, the requirement that all students, faculty, staff, guests, and vendors wear masks in indoor public settings will move to a strong recommendation that all people, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking.


COVID-19 Community Update

We are proceeding with our plans to resume standard on-campus teaching, learning, and business operations beginning on Saturday, February 12.


COVID-19 Spring Term Update

As we approach the end of January, we continue to experience a high volume of COVID-19 infections across our region due to the prevalence of the Omicron variant. To help minimize COVID-19 transmission within the university community, we are putting the following measures in place.


COVID-19 Employee Update

I would like to share with you several additional measures we are implementing to comply with state, county, and federal public health requirements. These measures have been enacted to help reduce the transmission of new and emerging COVID-19 variants, such as Omicron. 


COVID-19 Update – January Remote Learning and Work

After careful consideration, the University of La Verne will take steps to reduce the number of people on our campuses in January by moving most of our teaching, learning, and work to remote for the majority of the month.


COVID-19 Community Update

As we enjoy this time with our family and friends, we must remain vigilant in our efforts to keep ourselves and each other as safe as possible from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Holiday Travel and Safety

Next week is Thanksgiving break, which marks the beginning of the holiday travel season.


Holiday Travel and Safety

With the combination of travel, colder weather keeping people indoors, the waning of vaccine and natural immunity, and more mingling among non-household members during the holidays, California public health officials are urging vigilance to help avoid a resurgence of COVID-19 this winter.


COVID-19 Community Update

As we pass the halfway point of the fall term, thank you for doing your part to help keep our community as safe as possible from the spread of COVID-19.


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.