With the University of La Verne facing a marked decline in student enrollment, a group of faculty and administrators are working on a "Sustainability Plan” to bridge the anticipated tuition revenue gap and hopefully reverse the trend.
University of La Verne alumnus, former faculty member and former head of academic advising Eric Bishop returned to the University of La Verne this month, after many years away, in the new role of interim vice president of enrollment management on Nov. 7.
As the University of La Verne wraps up its first full year back since the COVID-19 pandemic threw the University, with most of higher education, into the unknown territory of remote learning for more than a year, the traditional undergraduate population of this Hispanic Serving Institution has remained mostly intact.
In the past two years the rate of inflation has taken a sharp 7.5% increase, while staff and faculty at the University of La Verne have not seen a general, or cost of living, pay raise to correspond with it.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.