John F. McManus has been appointed associate dean of education at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
McManus, a member of Pepperdine's faculty since 1983, recently served as director of academic computing and director of computing services. The graduate school recently moved to its new headquarters at 400 Corporate Pointe in West Los Angeles.
The university also announced that John D. Nicks Jr. has been appointed associate dean at the school. A faculty member since 1971, Nicks is a professor of quantitative methods and sociology.