Content Tagged with: Academic Senate

UCR advisor helped eliminate “probation” from academic language

The University of California has dropped the word “probation” from academic regulations – a change that a UC Riverside academic advisor helped push forward. The UC Academic Senate voted overwhelmingly on June 21 to remove the term probation and replace it with academic notice to alert students when they are falling behind in their studies. Brett...

By Imran Ghori |

Sonja Lyubomirsky wins top faculty award for 2023-24

Sonja Lyubomirsky has received the highest honor bestowed on faculty by the UCR Academic Senate, the 2023-24 Faculty Research Lecturer Award. Lyubomirsky is a distinguished professor of psychology and a world-renowned researcher on happiness. Lyubomirsky, who was recently named a AAAS fellow, “is considered as perhaps the top researcher in the...

By J.D. Warren |