Former President Gerald R. Ford will deliver the featured address at a dinner sponsored by the Pepperdine University Center for American Private Enterprise on Nov. 25 at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills. Sanford C. Sigoloff, chairman and chief executive of Wickes Cos., will receive the university's Private Enterprise Award. .
Ford, a member of the university's Board of Regents, and Sigoloff have received honorary doctor of laws degrees from Pepperdine. The Center for American Private Enterprise supports academic programs for high school students, public school teachers and business leaders.