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After a rigorous nationwide search, President Gash has named Jay Brewster, professor of biology and divisional dean of the Natural Science Division at Seaver College, provost and chief academic officer of Pepperdine University. Brewster, who has served at Pepperdine for 24 years in various capacities, will begin his new role on August 1, 2021.