Samira Felix

Samira Felix, a junior journalism major with a concentration in print-online journalism, is news editor for the Campus Times. She previously served as a staff writer.

Faculty concerned about lack of urgency to fill open positions

Faculty in programs across the University have raised concerns about the dramatic loss of full-time faculty, the University’s failure to retain many of its full-time faculty, and the slow pace and procedure for replacing faculty who have left. 

La Verne police chief retires for health

La Verne Police Department Police Chief Colleen Flores, announced her retirement on Feb. 3 due to complications following a brain aneurysm.

Kwon to step down from provost post

Interim Provost Roy Kwon will relinquish the position as of Jan. 1, 2024, and will continue as vice provost of the University of La Verne, President Pardis Mahdavi announced via email Wednesday.

Provost, president cancel three-day mandate

As part of their effort to show support for faculty governance, the president and the provost rescinded the controversial mandate – which had been written into 2023-2024 faculty contracts – requiring that full time faculty be on campus at least three days a week.

University expects 2.9% tuition increase for ’24-’25

The University of La Verne’s Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet today to make a decision today on a 2.9% tuition increase for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Plan to switch January Interterm to May raises concerns, confusion

Starting in the 2025-26 school year, the University’s January Term will move to the new May Term. This change – approved by the Board of Trustees in May – which students and faculty members have protested in the past, has not been formally announced to students and faculty. 

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