Voice, the magazine of the University of La Verne

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Current Issue: Winter 2023

The University of La Verne is entering a new era under the leadership of Dr. Pardis Mahdavi, who became our 19th President on August 15, 2023. In this issue of Voice, meet our new leader and learn more about the vision for the future, as well as join us in celebrating our transformational student experiences, leadership, and alumni.

Stories from this issue:

Mahdavi’s Mission

President Pardis Mahdavi shares how her experiences with exclusion shaped her identity and personal mission, empowered her to bridge transformative opportunities for others, fueling her commitment to education and providing focus for university work ahead.

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A Cut Above the Rest

University of La Verne alumna and business-owner Liliana Andriani ’20 exemplifies dynamic leadership through her community service.

News from La Verne

LaFetra College Welcomes Leader in Education

Distinguished educational leader and alumnus Bryon Schaefer ’09, EdD has joined the LaFetra College of Education leadership team as a professor of leadership and superintendent-in-residence.

Cultural Celebration for Class of 2024

About 150 graduates each took a moment to thank their personal communities in this year’s Multicultural Graduation, a celebration of culture and academic achievements.