Senior Administration

Darryl L. Tippens

Darryl L. Tippens

Provost

Darryl Tippens has been a literary scholar, instructor, and professor for over 27 years. As the chief academic officer for the University, he provides overall direction and management of the University’s academic programs in each of Pepperdine’s five schools. During his five years as provost, Darryl has strengthened the link between scholarship and faith and has been instrumental in raising the level of discourse around this subject.