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Devorah Lieberman

Devorah Lieberman is a senior advisor with the President’s Office at the American Council on Education and president emerita of the University of La Verne.

Posts by Devorah Lieberman

Beyond Crisis Management: How Presidents Can Create a Campus Where Everyone Belongs

Despite the media narrative of division and unrest, many colleges across the country are focused on building thriving communities where everyone belongs. Devorah Lieberman explores how presidents can create that environment by providing access to essential needs and empowering students to succeed.

February 11, 2024

The College President’s Role During Times of Crisis

As 2023 draws to a close, Devorah Lieberman, the former president of the University of La Verne, offers a roadmap for college and university presidents on how to support students, ensure campus safety, and foster a climate of tolerance during national and global crises.

November 28, 2023

Redefining Prestige

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona has laid out plans to hold higher education more accountable for student success. Devorah Lieberman, president of the University of La Verne, writes that we owe it to our students—and ourselves—to embrace his vision.

November 21, 2022