On Monday the Faculty Senate, by a vote of 6-8, shot down the College of Arts and Sciences request to postpone implementation of the new academic calendar.
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Starting in the 2009-2010 academic year, many University of La Verne students will go to school for two additional weeks, with fall classes starting one week earlier and spring classes ending one week later than they did under the previous traditional semester schedule.
Unlike public schools and other universities around the country, the University of La Verne was not “closed” for Veterans Day this past Tuesday. Universities are a business, and, as a business, it is in the school’s best interest to have every seat in every available class filled every semester.
Campus news for the week of Nov. 14, 2008.
The University of La Verne currently has a two-semester schedule with a January interterm, which works perfectly for undergraduate students because the January term is paid for in the general tuition for up to five units per student.
In order to better assist La Verne’s students and faculty, Provost Alden Reimonenq has laid out three different proposals to change and improve the academic calendars.
The University of La Verne is a small private school with much to offer students: small class sizes, individual attention and a real college feel.
Unless the University of La Verne administrators want their students to fail or do poorly on their finals, they should really think about their decision to not have the two extra days before finals to study.
While I like the idea of having shorter class time, I think it’s a bad idea.
A taskforce will meet for the first time today to discuss changes to the academic calendars at the University.