La Verne has bitten off more than it can chew with students who have transferred to the University from other institutions this semester. The problems of unusually large class sizes — combined with a lack of physical space to house classes, cars, etc. — went from bad in fall 2012 to worse this spring.
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John Khanjian has come full circle in his teaching career with his return this year to the University of La Verne.
General education requirements at the University of La Verne have been revised. Incoming freshmen will no longer be required to take all of the Core classes that have been mandatory in the past. And each department has set its own guidelines for foreign language requirements for its own majors.
The general education requirements at La Verne are going through some drastic changes.
The general education requirements for fall 2008 are changing – but don’t freak out.
Former General Education Program Director Zandra Wagoner has been repositioned to the position of assistant dean of undergraduate programs.
If you’ve been on the University campus for a semester or more, you’ve heard complaints about the University’s general education requirements and core requirements. The typical complaints are that the general education and core requirements aren’t related to the respective majors.
Liberal arts colleges are an endangered species and for good reason. With the average person wanting to get in and out of college as quickly as possible, the demand for an institution that excels in providing a well-rounded education is miniscule.
At the University of La Verne, every student is required to take a certain number of general education classes to open his or her eyes to a world outside of major courses. Many departments offer classes, which contribute to this GE requirement. So many departments contribute, in fact, that the bloated GE is under revision […]