The University of La Verne chapter of the American Association of University Professors on Monday presented highlights from their recent forum and their report on increased corporatization and diminished faculty governance at the University.
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We are encouraged by portions of President Lieberman’s and Dean Potter’s responses to our statement on corporatization and shared governance appearing in an April 29 story on a report by the AAUP.
The University of La Verne chapter of the American Association of University Professors released a statement last week calling attention to the University’s increasing “corporatization” and the need for true shared governance between faculty and administration to improve the student experience.
Several members of the faculty are currently working on a proposal to change the wording of a clause in the board of trustees’ bylaws.
Campus and community news for the week of May 23, 2014.
Although it has been more than one year since the University of La Verne closed the Athens campus, the University continues to endure negative criticism as well as seven lawsuits currently pending in Greece.
Libraries and universities are among the institutions feeling an increased sense of uneasiness since the enactment of the USA Patriot Act in October 2001.
After months of discussion, Phil Hawkey, University of La Verne vice president, has proposed a program that would grant salary increases to faculty and staff, but could take away some key benefits.
Marcus Harvey, American Association of University Professors West Coast labor negotiator, met with University of La Verne faculty members recently to offer advice on effective negotiating strategies that the faculty hope will lead to salary increases.
Concerns over further spending on the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario sparked heated debate in a university-wide forum last month.