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Merritt retires, keeps researching

After more than 36 years of teaching, Sheridan Merritt will be retiring this year leaving his post as professor of zoology and ending his time doing what he enjoyed most about the teaching process, getting in touch with his students.

Disputed pay plan approved

The University of La Verne Board of Trustees has approved the final draft of the Principles of Compensation, which grants faculty and staff modest overall salary increases, but also institutes a controversial differential payment plan.

Two La Verne colleges become one

Last month the University of La Verne Board of Trustees approved the merger of the schools of Public Affairs and Health Administration and the School of Business and Global Studies.

Faculty, staff to get $500 bonuses

University of La Verne will distribute the remainder of funds originally budgeted for the School of Continuing Education fine as $500 bonuses to all regular full-time employees.

Saab’s life is honored at memorial

Nearly 200 University of La Verne students, faculty and staff gathered in Sneaky Park Friday for a memorial service to pay tribute to international student Mazen Walid Saab. The 18 year-old was killed in an auto accident Sept. 9, which also injured three other students, Dro Hovanessian, Michelle Baccus and Ian Thornburn.

UGAP approves several new majors

As the University of La Verne expands, it strives to bring options and opportunities for students to seize. The Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee (UGAP) came together Feb. 14 to discuss implementations of new majors, the name change in the Paralegal Studies Program and the proposal of accepting units from students from the Southern California International College (SCIC).

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