Explore official communications from Jim Gash (JD '93), the eighth president and chief executive officer of Pepperdine University.
Interim Report #3 on Transition Planning
July 18, 2019
As his presidency approaches, Jim Gash shares the progress made over the last several weeks to ensure a smooth and strong transition. He introduces the new chair and officer team of the Board of Regents, highlights his plan to initiate a University-wide vision and strategic planning process for 2030, and emphasizes the importance of accomplishing goals together as a community.
Interim Report #2 on Transition Planning
May 31, 2019
Jim Gash addresses updates on Pepperdine University's presidential transition procedures, discusses his goals for a University-wide vision and strategic planning process for 2030, and shares his hope for unity and togetherness as the Pepperdine community prepares for the integration of new leadership.
Interim Report on Transition Planning
April 17, 2019
On the verge of his new role as president, Jim Gash prioritizes relationship building and fundraising as keys for success. Along with support from other administrators, Gash selects Sara Young Jackson ('74) as the new chancellor and Tim Perrin as senior vice president for strategic implementation.