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History

2013

  • Executive MBA program enrolls 100th cohort
  • New MBA concentration in Digital Innovation and Information Systems launches
  • Online MBA program enrolls first cohort

2012

  • Fully Employed MBA program expands locations available and returns to Pasadena, offering classes at Maranatha High School
  • Alumni Rajan Bansi of RBC Dominion Securities, Jim Emerick of Bank of America, Cynthia Holland of Robert Half International and Steve Milovich of Disney/ABC Television Group inaugurate the Golden Torch Award, honoring excellence by business alumni who have made significant contributions to the career development of students

2011

2010

2009

  • Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project publishes first report
  • Entrepreneurship program re-launches, emphasizing innovation and translating a creative vision into a real business
  • Graziadio Social Enterprise Internship Program introduced

2008

2007

  • Denney Academic Chair established, an endowment to provide an annual stipend and scholarly subsidy to a faculty applicant in support of research aligned with the school’s mission

2005

2004

2003

2002

2000

1998

  • Presidents and Key Executives MBA graduates 100th cohort

1997

1996

1988

1975

1971

  • 400 undergraduate students and 305 graduate students enroll – tuition $75/unit.
  • Pepperdine moves to University status
  • First class of Presidents and Key Executives MBAs graduates

1969

  • The Department of Business and Economics becomes The School of Business. Dr. Donald Sime (1969-1977) serves as founding dean.