The Humanities and Teacher Education Division at Pepperdine focuses mainly on Western/European culture, history and art and is taught almost exclusively by white professors. Students and faculty both said they want to see more diversity in curriculum as well as in faculty.
COVID-19 presents everyone with challenges, but working mothers are severely impacted. Three female faculty members at Pepperdine discuss their experience helping their children with online learning while balancing teaching, researh and service.
Pete Peterson, dean of the School of Public Policy, shared a petition with Conservative News standing against “leftist indoctrination” of U.S. students from new ethnic curriculum. Conservative News shared the email with its subscribers.
While Pepperdine professors are improving women’s visibility in their syllabi, students believe more work needs to be done.