Leatha Webster, who served the University as director of financial aid since 2003, died after a relapse of multiple myeloma on Jan. 3. She is remembered lovingly by all those who knew her.
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A recent budget proposal by California Gov. Jerry Brown includes a drastic $12 billion state spending cut.
The University of La Verne came to its students’ rescue when Cal Grants were delayed due to the state budget stand still. ULV has advanced nearly $3.2 million to cover late Cal Grant payments needed by 700 new and returning undergraduate students for the fall semester.
News briefs for May 21, 2010.
With the economy in peril, education looks to hold strong even as costs rise.
University administrators have provided reasonable assurance that performance scholarships will be preserved, despite rumors that the awards would be phased out or even cut from next year’s budget due to the institution’s growing budget deficit.
When freshman Tera Taylor decided to attend the University of La Verne, she was excited about the large amount of financial aid she would receive. Her expenses were practically paid for, until a financial aid policy went into effect.
Beginning in the fall semester, University of La Verne students will be required to pay a $150 late fee if they fail to make financial arrangements to pay their tuition and fees by the first week of classes.
The proposed cuts to the Cal Grant program should end up being less severe since the recent passage of Proposition 57, though cuts will still be felt by California College students.
Mirroring the reluctant support voiced by politicians and newspaper editorials, voters throughout the state on Super Tuesday lent their support to the propositions Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared will save California.