Posts by: Sheri Ledbetter

Chapman University has appointed Brian K. Powell, J.D., as the University’s new Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Powell comes to Chapman from the University of California, Merced, where he was responsible for human resources since 2015. He replaces current Chapman vice president of human resources Becky Campos who is retiring. Powell begins […]

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Chapman University announces the newest members of its Board of Trustees and Board of Governors. Emile Haddad, Chairman and CEO of FivePoint Holdings, LLC joins the University’s Board of Trustees. FivePoint, the largest developer of mixed-use, master-planned communities in coastal California, owns and manages Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine, Newhall Ranch in Los Angeles […]

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According to a survey of purchasing managers, the California manufacturing economy is expected to expand at a higher rate in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. The California Composite Index, measuring overall manufacturing activity, increased from 61.8 in the first quarter to 63.3 in the second quarter, indicating faster growth. Production is expected […]

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Chapman University has earned the number two spot on the ideas.com ranking for the Top 10 Percent of Institutions and Economists in the Field of Experimental Economics. The ranking includes 154 institutions from around the globe. Chapman also claims the number 3 spot in Cognitive and Behavioral Economics, the number 4 spot in Evolutionary Economics, […]

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Chapman University’s full-time MBA program—in the Argyros School of Business and Economics— is number 79 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking of full-time MBA programs.  The Argyros School’s full-time MBA program made one of the largest jumps in rankings of all business schools, to its best ranking […]

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Chapman University mourns the loss of Fowler School of Law faculty member Ronald D. Rotunda, professor of constitutional law and legal ethics, and the Doy & Dee Henley Chair and Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence. Professor Rotunda passed away on March 14 due to complications from pneumonia.

“We are deeply saddened by this sudden loss―this news […]

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According to the latest survey of California residents, the California Composite Index of Consumer Sentiment increased nearly 8 points from the revised fourth quarter reading of 113.2 to a reading of 121.0 in the first quarter of 2018. An index level above 100 indicates a higher percentage of optimistic consumers versus those who are pessimistic. […]

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Chapman University’s annual Holocaust Art and Writing Contest – an event to engage middle and high school students with the stories of survivors and rescuers who experienced the Holocaust at first hand—will hold its awards ceremony on Chapman’s campus on March 9. Now in its 19th year, a record-breaking 255 middle and high schools from […]

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What:                         Chapman University will host policy makers, academics, homeless advocates and journalists who will come together to discuss California’s high-cost housing and homelessness issues, and possible solutions. To see the speakers, click here.

Additionally, at the event Chapman will release the results of a survey taken on what Californians think of homelessness, President Trump, […]

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Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, announced that four-time Academy Award® winner (Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi) and six-time nominated visual effects […]

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