The presentations made by the administration of the University of La Verne on November 20, 2019, and the answers provided by the Provost to questions posed by the FAHC, reveal an alarming and unnecessary plan to abolish tenure as part of the creation of a Cal Bar-accredited program of legal education as the successor to the discontinued ABA-accredited program.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman announced Monday that the College of Law will abort its efforts to maintain American Bar Association accreditation, and instead transition to a California Bar Association law school in fall 2020.
University of La Verne College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes gave his “Last Lecture” to 37 faculty members and students Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Holmes, who joined the College of Law as dean in 2013, will retire at the end of the academic year.
Holmes’ short lecture reflected on some of the challenges of his tenure as dean, including achieving American Bar Association accreditation.
Colleen Flores is making history as the La Verne Police Department’s first female chief of police. She began as an explorer at the Upland Police Department before going to the academy to become an officer.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”