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LV must tighten its belt

The University of La Verne will see an overall budget shortfall of $1.7 million for the 2008-2009 academic year. According to President Stephen Morgan, the budget deficit can be attributed to the missed enrollment projection of the traditional undergraduate class.

Funds raised at LV

“Each year in the past 50 years, philanthropy has increased,” Jean Bjerke, vice president of university relations said. “Even after wars and natural disasters, for the most part, overall contributions have increased.”

Parents Weekend kicks off at LV

Parents Weekend 2008 was a great start to a new ULV tradition.

‘Geometries’ displays public artwork

The Harris Gallery and University of La Verne’s art department welcomed public artist Phillip K. Smith III at an Oct. 21 reception that opened his new exhibit, “Organic Geometries.”

Renovations enhance campus look

Because of the recommendations from the Capital Projects Evaluation Committee, which rated projects according to five criteria, including those that would have a profound impact on the image and perception of students and in creating a more professional learning and teaching environment, many buildings at the University of La Verne were renovated over the summer in order to update and modernize the school.

ULV floaters raft northern rivers

More than 65 University of La Verne alumni and friends launched a flotilla of rafts and inflatables on four swift rivers in Montana and Idaho this summer, continuing an event started by Roland “Ort” Ortmayer, professor emeritus of physical education, 29 years ago.

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