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Marrs named Pepperdine’s next provost

Marrs named Pepperdine’s next provost

By on April 2, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

For the third time in its history, Pepperdine University today named a scholar with an Abilene Christian University background to be its chief academic officer. Dr. Rick Marrs (’73), dean of Pepperdine’s Seaver College since 2008, was named to succeed former ACU faculty member Dr. Daryl Tippens as provost, effective Aug. 1. Veteran administrator Dr. William Adrian […]

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Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

By on September 16, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

When he left Abilene Christian University’s English faculty 13 years ago to become Pepperdine University’s chief academic officer, Dr. Darryl Tippens reminded his long-faced friends and colleagues here that “The road between Pepperdine and Abilene is two-way.” He was right. Pepperdine announced today that Tippens will retire July 31, 2014, but his next career move […]

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