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 discusses his passion for continuing to improve student community life on campus, which stems from his time as a student at Pepperdine and the University’s promise to students.
Pepperdine administrators altered a number of words and phrases in George Pepperdine’s original dedicatory address for its reading at Founder’s Day 2021. The changes were revisionist and dangerous, as they alter our understanding of Pepperdine’s history of exclusion.
Pepperdine faculty take a look back into their youth to see how their memories and dreams shaped who they are today. Some of their experiences may even be similar to the students they teach.
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.
President Jim Gash announced Biology Professor Jay Brewster as his selection for the next provost on April 19. Brewster, a scientist, Church of Christ member and Pepperdine dad, shares his hopes and ambitions in his new role.
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 began the preliminary steps to build a new event and student recreation center on Malibu campus. The University remains on track to complete the project in seven years, despite set-backs due to COVID-19.
Pepperdine libraries hosted Brenda Stevenson in a lecture for the Larry Donnell Kimmons Memorial Lecture Series in honor of Kimmons’ death. A Pepperdine Department of Public Safety officer shot Kimmons in 1969 and Pepperdine has hosted memorial events for the past five years.
In a March 3 President’s Briefing, President Jim Gash introduced J. Goosby Smith as the first vice president for community belonging and chief diversity officer and April Harris Akinloye as the assistant vice president for community belonging. Smith and Harris Akinloye will head diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Pepperdine starting June 1.