The Faculty Assembly decided to table for two months a vote of “no confidence” in the University of La Verne administration, including President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed.
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The Faculty Senate approved a “no confidence” resolution against the University of La Verne Administration on Monday, during a closed session that followed the regular Senate meeting.
President Devorah Lieberman tried to reassure faculty of the University’s commitment to tenure and adherence to the Faculty Handbook Wednesday, following several unsettling weeks during which faculty across the University have raised concerns about administrators’ plans for tenured faculty at the College of Law and the implications for the University.
Faculty concerns about the future of tenure at the College of Law and its implications for the University, combined with questions about a to-be-announced change in pay structure for the University’s underpaid adjuncts point to a disturbing trend – of devaluing educators and by extension – education.
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 is the first to be awarded the California Bar Association Presidential Recognition Award.
After losing provisional accreditation from American Bar Association in July, the College of Law was granted California Bar Association accreditation last month. The college will reapply for ABA accreditation.