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.
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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.
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 […]
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.
In coming weeks the University of La Verne Board of Trustees, with input from faculty and administrators across the University, will decide whether to shutter the College of Law forever.
Emotions rang high for more than 200 students at the University of La Verne College of Law who gathered Wednesdsay for a town hall meeting with Provost Jonathan Reed, where he announced the Board of Trustees’ unanimous decision to pass a resolution to consider closing the law school.
Diane Klein, professor of law, gave an impromptu faculty lecture Tuesday in which she detailed the implications of the possible closure of the University of La Verne College of Law and the related faculty governance and tenure issues.
Judge Paul Egly, founding dean of the University of La Verne College of Law, died on June 26 at his residence in Laguna Beach. He was of 97.
The 2018 Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony, held last Friday, began with recognition of several faculty members for their 5-year service, followed by 10, 15, and so forth to retirement.
The University of La Verne’s physician assistant program has received provisional accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. “The ARC-PA is one of the most difficult accreditations for universities to receive,” Provost Jonathan Reed said. “It is an extremely difficult and thorough process, and the evaluation is very strict.” The […]