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After rocky start, physician’s assistant program set to end

The University of La Verne has ceased all new enrollment for the master of science physician assistant practice program in anticipation of a Jan. 1, 2025, program end.

La Verne offers alternative response calls

The San Gabriel Valley Crisis Assistance Response and Engagement Team began operations in the city of La Verne at the end of December 2023. Today the SGV CARE Team offers an alternative response to behavioral health-driven calls to reduce law enforcement workload. 

University hires new legal counsel

The University of La Verne has appointed Hima Vatti as the new general counsel. Vatti replaces Doajo Hicks, who left the University in October of 2022. 

Panel responds to the fall of Roe v. Wade

The Office of Civic and Community Engagement held a “Reproductive Rights, Values, and Voting” panel in honor of Women’s History Month on March 20 in the Ludwick Center.

Adjuncts emphasize need for contracts

The Faculty Senate on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to support the University’s adjunct faculty, who are hoping the University will transition them from hourly pay via a timecard system to contracts, or per-class flat rate pay. 

Persian New Year marks spring equinox

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life hosted the University’s first Nowruz, Persian New Year, celebration on Tuesday with a special candle lighting and poetry reading in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space led by University President Paradis Mahdavi.

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