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Pepperdine University Invites Nominations and Applications for Inaugural Position of Vice President for Community Belonging and Chief Diversity Officer

October 9, 2020  | 1 min read

Pepperdine University is creating a top leadership position to focus on diversity, inclusion and belonging. The new position of vice president for community belonging and chief diversity officer, comes as the state and nation put a renewed spotlight on the inequality and racism issues our country continues to face. Work is underway to create a more inclusive and equitable environment across Pepperdine University and the five schools of Pepperdine. The vice president for community belonging and chief diversity officer will play a key role in implementing and advancing the university’s aspirational goals related to diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Pepperdine cherishes the sacred dignity of every human being, celebrates diversity as a true representation of God's love and creative expression, and seeks to foster a deep sense of belonging with the understanding that a diverse community enriches learning, scholarship, and leadership. At Pepperdine Graziadio, diversity and inclusion, ethics, and leadership are included as focus areas in our MBA curriculum. To learn more about the vice president for community belonging and chief diversity officer position, click here.