Pepperdine reorganized the Department of Student Affairs over summer 2021. Administrators said the changes were made with operations, budget and strategic priorities in mind, but affected personnel share confusion and hurt following the changes.
Pepperdine restructured its Convocation program for first-years and sophomore students and eliminated the requirement for juniors and seniors. Chaplain Sara Barton and Associate Chaplain Rachel Collins shared the vision behind the restructuring in an exclusive interview with the Graphic.
President Jim Gash announced changes to the Chaplain’s Office and a rebrand for Spiritual Life coming Aug. 1. The University will release more details regarding the Convocation program May 6.
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The Pepperdine Spiritual Life Office rolls out new plans for the online fall 2020 semester.
Season two of the Spiritual Life Blogcast has started. There are new guests that will be joining this season.
Staff and faculty are reacting to the shooting that continues to affect campus
Repeated graffiti requires hours of scrubbing and raises questions over unmonitored nature of the chapel
Photo Courtesy of Martha Perez The Office of the Chaplain hosted the first of three Table Talk: Cultural Competency Convos on Thursday, Jan. 19 to create a space for students to engage in conversations pertaining to race, ethnicity, privilege, cultural competency and other social topics. The guest speakers of the Convo, which was held in […]
Photo by Alec McPike Pepperdine students most likely saw Gus Peterson around last semester. And anyone involved with New Student Orientation this week couldn’t have missed him or his bright orange shoes. Working closely with Chaplain Sara Barton, Peterson acted as the interim director of Convocation for the spring 2015 semester. After spending most of […]