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Adjuncts emphasize need for contracts

The Faculty Senate on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to support the University’s adjunct faculty, who are hoping the University will transition them from hourly pay via a timecard system to contracts, or per-class flat rate pay. 

Faculty, staff to receive 2% raise amid 7.9% inflation

On Oct. 1 faculty and staff of the University of La Verne will receive a 2% general pay raise as announced in an email this month from President Pardis Mahdavi and Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian. 

ULV gathers to honor Lieberman’s tenure

A large community of trustees, staff, alumni, faculty and students came together Wednesday to honor and thank President Devorah Lieberman for her 12 years of leadership to the University of La Verne, and to wish her well as she embarks on a new chapter in her life.

Joanne Ashcroft remembered as a friend at ULV

A devoted retired employee of the University of La Verne who worked in the Office of Information Technology, Joanne Ashcroft, died April 12. She was 73 years old.

Credit rating revised to match University’s budget outlook

Moody's Investors Services revised the University of La Verne's stable outlook to negative after affirming its “A3” issuer and revenue bond rating last month.

Despite cuts, University maintains its ‘A’ credit rating

The University of La Verne was classified as financially stable after receiving an “A” rating from Fitch Ratings last month. Fitch Ratings is an organization that publishes credit ratings for corporations and other institutions based on their ability to meet financial commitments, such as paying off debts.  

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