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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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It’s Monarch time in West Texas once more

It’s Monarch time in West Texas once more

By on September 26, 2011 in Campus News with 0 Comments

It’s Danaus plexippus – Monarch butterfly – time again in West Texas. That’s the end-of-September, early-October period when our sunny days, cool nights and relatively windless afternoons make the pecan trees on Abilene Christian University’s campus a haven for tens of thousands of the insects as they migrate from the Midwest and Northeast to Mexico […]

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