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John Fitzpatrick, Ed.D. 
Superintendent in Residence
Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Phone: (310) 568-2310
E-mail: john.fitzpatrick@pepperdine.edu
Location: West Los Angeles Graduate Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Educator training
  • School accreditation
  • School curriculum
  • Superintendency

John Fitzpatrick has been in education for more than 34 years, during which time he has served as a teacher, high school principal, director of secondary schools, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and superintendent of various districts.

Fitzpatrick is the president and chair of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), K-University. He is also a member and former chairman of the WASC Commission. Fitzpatrick was one of four California superintendents recently elected to the American Association of Schools Administrators Board of Directors. Fitzpatrick also chairs the Graduate School of Education and Psychology's Superintendent Advisory Council.

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
Veronica Orozco
Public Relations Manager
Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Direct: (310) 568-5773
E-mail: veronica.orozco@pepperdine.edu


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Margaret J. Weber, Ph.D. 
Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Phone: (310) 562-2344
E-mail: margaret.weber@pepperdine.edu
Location: West Los Angeles Graduate Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Diversity and multicultural leadership
  • Mentoring and faculty development
  • Women, faith and leadership

Margaret Weber leads faculty and students in an academic community of interactive learning and practice. As an administrator and strong advocate of the scholar-practitioner model of learning, which educates students in theory as well as practical application, it has been Weber's priority to go beyond simply managing students and faculty. Her purpose has been to nourish and enrich professional development and academic competencies in others.

Throughout her administrative terms, Weber has maintained the momentum of her formidable research career, publishing widely on multicultural leadership and diversity, the mentoring and socialization of graduate students, and the value of investment in faculty development. She has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences, such as the Women's Leadership at the University of Oxford, England, and served as chair of the Legislative Committee of the Board on Human Sciences and as vice president of the American Association of Housing Educators.

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
Veronica Orozco
Public Relations Manager
Graduate School of Education and Psychology
Direct: (310) 568-5773
E-mail: veronica.orozco@pepperdine.edu

Milestones
Pepperdine Family Camp 2014
Giving Back