Voice, the magazine of the University of La Verne

A Lasting Legacy

Current Issue: Spring 2023

Over the past 132 years, each generation of students, faculty, staff, leaders, trustees, and friends has helped shape the values and identity of the university, creating a long-lasting impact for who followed. This issue of Voice examines the university’s “lasting legacy” through stories that showcase moments from our past, present, and future goals and aspirations.

Stories from this issue:

A Lasting Legacy

The historical legacy of the University of La Verne is examined through key defining moments from the university’s past and present with each milestone lending guidance for the university’s future.

Cover of Voice Magazine: A Lasting Legacy
Henry Halpern

Henry Halpern: A Collection of Jewish Life

Learn about the conservation efforts taking place from the Cultural and Natural History Collections on a historical donation of folk-art sculptures from the Malgert Halpern and Irving Cohen family that depict Jewish life and culture in pre-World War II Ukraine and the United States.

News from La Verne

University of La Verne Names 19th President

The University of La Verne Board of Trustees announced the selection of higher education leader and scholar Pardis Mahdavi, PhD, as the university’s 19th president today. She will assume the presidency on August 15.

University of La Verne Graduates 1,600+

President Devorah Lieberman, distinguished guests and peer leaders shared advice with more than 1,600 University of La Verne graduates over two days in five commencement ceremonies held May 26 and 27 at Ortmayer Stadium on the historic La Verne campus.