University of La Verne faculty and students will show their Leopard pride at the 2022 Los Angeles County Fair, which opens on May 5 and runs through Memorial Day weekend. The fair’s theme this year is “Back to our Roots,” which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the fair’s founding in 1922. Several university departments will have exhibits on display aligned with that theme.
A $1 million gift made shortly before year-end by the Fletcher Jones Foundation will make it possible for the University of La Verne to create an endowed professorship in artificial intelligence (AI) and grow its program in a field expected to transform global productivity.
Kimberly White-Smith, dean of the LaFetra College of Education at the University of La Verne, has been appointed to represent California’s independent colleges and universities on the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Nancy Jarman-Dunn, PhD, assistant professor of educational counseling at the University of La Verne, has been named the 2022 Counselor Educator of the Year by the California Association of School Counselors.
The University of La Verne has appointed Emmeline de Pillis as the new dean of the College of Business and Public Management. She will join the university on July 12, replacing Abe Helou, who had served as dean since 2008.
Students will find it easier to cross-register between campuses and course delivery modes when the University of La Verne implements an academic calendar realignment beginning in fall 2021. In some programs, students may also be able to shorten their time to degree by enrolling in an extra session that the new academic calendar makes possible.
University of La Verne Welcomes Kerop Janoyan as New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
The University of La Verne announced today that it has selected Kerop Janoyan, PhD, as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Thanks to a significant gift from attorney and alumnus Frank J. Lizarraga, Jr. ’80, the University of La Verne has endowed its first dean. Lizarraga’s gift supports the dean of the College of Law, a position currently held by Kevin S. Marshall, JD, MPA, PhD. Effective immediately, Marshall assumes the title of the Frank Lizarraga Endowed Dean of the College of Law.
The University of La Verne has appointed Shannon Mathews as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Her term begins on January 4, 2021.
New Lewis Center Faculty Research Fellowship Expands Wellness Co-Learning Opportunities Within Community
The University of La Verne’s Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research has awarded its inaugural Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research Faculty Research Fellowship to seven recipients.