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Presidential Statements

Statements and messages issued by President Jim Gash

2020–2021 Academic Year

March 3, 2021 Dr. J. Goosby Smith Named Vice President for Community
Belonging and Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. April Harris Akinloye
Named Assistant Vice President for Community Belonging
January 12, 2021 A Spring of New Beginnings
January 4, 2021 COVID-19 Update
November 11, 2020 University Financial Update
November 5, 2020 Provost Search Process
October 28, 2020 Presidential Action Steps
October 21, 2020 Statement Addressing the Recent School of Public Policy
Email Marketing Campaign
September 1, 2020 Rick Marrs to Conclude Appointment as Provost at Close
of 2020–2021 Academic Year
August 19, 2020 Starting Off Strong                                               

2019–2020 Academic Year

July 22, 2020 Online Instruction for the Fall 2020 Semester
July 11, 2020 Supporting Our International Students
June 8, 2020 Next Steps at Pepperdine
June 3, 2020 Listening and Taking Action
May 30, 2020 Statement on the Death of George Floyd
April 13, 2020 University Financial Update
March 30, 2020 Caring for Our Faculty and Staff
August 1, 2019 My First Day

2018–2019 Academic Year

July 18, 2019 Interim Report #3 on Transition Planning
May 31, 2019 Interim Report #2 on Transition Planning
April 17, 2019 Interim Report on Transition Planning