Decolonize ULV, a student group rallying to give a voice to students with diversity and inclusivity concerns, called for University administrators to commit to mandatory diversity training, a full audit of general education curriculum and the maintenance and expansion of cultural affinity alumni networks Wednesday in Sneaky Park.
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The Center for Multicultural Services will soon receive a makeover through the construction and relocation to a permanent space in the Ludwick Center for Spirituality, Cultural Understanding and Community Engagement, opening in fall 2019.
For years at the University of La Verne there has been evidence of inequality from administration and faculty.
On Oct. 25, 2018, a group of students met in the corridor outside the President’s and Provost’s offices to share their experiences and state their demands for changes to address the University’s treatment of minority groups on campus (“Protest calls for diversity training,” Oct. 26).
As students who were a part of the most recent demonstration to faculty, we believe it is our duty to address what actually happened, as there have been many misunderstandings surrounding our intentions and the responses we’ve received.
University of La Verne Faculty called on one another to take action to address the discrimination minority students endure after hearing a group of more than 20 students share stories of microaggressions they have experienced on campus.
Microaggressions have been widely discussed across campus during the past several weeks and months.
History was made in the 2018 midterm elections, with major steps and accomplishments for women and the LGBT community.
During the past few weeks, administrators at the University have made numerous commitments to improving the treatment of minority groups on campus.
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.