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Law faculty face uncertain future

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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Letters to the Editor

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 […]

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Law faculty’s future unclear

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.

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Provost Jonathan Reed addresses the Faculty Senate meeting Monday in the Howell Boardroom. The meeting included a discussion of what precautions are being taken by the university due to last week’s social media threats and arson, as well as to take any questions from faculty members about what they should be doing in the classroom. Reed said he felt it necessary to make sure that everyone in the room recognized that the University would not tolerate racism and that an act against any student was an act against the University as a whole. / photo by Kayla Salas

University grapples with aftermath of apparent hate crimes

In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes –  a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.

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