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.
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.
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.
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.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.