As a private university, Pepperdine is under less obligation to reveal institutional information, but that should not be the standard. The University should empower its students and student-journalists in their pursuit of truth.
The university’s response plan to the Omicron variant poses significant health and safety risks for faculty members. Following similar policies from neighboring universities could have been beneficial in mitigating the risk of COVID-19.
The President’s Briefing will take place Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 8:45 a.m. View the meeting here. See live updates below. Refresh page for most recent update. 9:39: Assurance Associate Paige Kohne closes the briefing in prayer. 9:38: Taylor explains the START and EXIT forms for anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will fill […]
President Jim Gash hosts monthly President’s Briefing, updating the community on University initiatives and COVID-19 protocols. This story will update as the meeting progresses.
Pepperdine plans to open for voluntary in-person indoor classes April 6 at a limited capacity for those who live in or near Malibu. At this time, there is no decision about a commencement ceremony or summer international programs.
A special President’s Briefing will take place Monday, Feb. 22 at 8:45 a.m. PST, discussing a partial reopening of Malibu campus resources.
Pepperdine anticipates LA County regulations to allow for limited on-campus activities due to decreased COVID-19 case rates in the area. Formal details have yet to be announced, but the University will hold a special online President’s Briefing Monday, Feb. 22
Pete Peterson, dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, responded to his controversial email and petition against The 1619 Project in the Oct. 21 President’s Briefing. President Jim Gash also shared the University’s response to community members.