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Stories and Testimonials

Pepperdine is a great place to live and work, but don't take our word for it. We've gathered these stories from people around the University. Read their stories, and contact them if you'd like!

We'd be happy to connect you to someone in your area of interest. If you'd like to talk to somone about working at Pepperdine, please contact us.

Lisa Dunn

Lisa Dunn
Fiscal and Administrative Services Manager, School of Law

"I can’t imagine going somewhere else and finding the sense of family I feel here."

Read more about Lisa's personal story of the Pepperdine community supporting her in a moment of need.

Tabatha Jones

Tabatha Jones Jolivet
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Seaver College

"We have an obligation to use our higher education to do something good in the world.  We’re preparing students to do that."

Read more about how Tabatha turned a post-undergrad job into a fulfilling career.

Hung Le

Hung Le
Associate Vice President and University Registrar

"Be prepared to have your life changed by Pepperdine.  It’s a great workplace, but it can be much more than that."

Read more about how the Pepperdine on-campus community has impacted Hung's family.

Jack McManus

Jack McManus
Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education and Psychology

"I can’t believe they pay me to be here."

Jack has worked with each of Pepperdine's five schools, read more about his over 30 years of experience.

Frank Villasenor

Frank Villasenor
Manager of Custodial and Residential Services

"It’s a dream job.  Pepperdine gives you the ability to have a balanced life."

Read more about Frank's 14 years of service and the work Pepperdine does for his employees (or read it in Spanish).