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Caruso CEO and Pepperdine alumnus Rick Caruso (third from left) — posing with (left to right) University President Jim Gash; President Emeritus Andrew K. Benton; Alex Caruso, Rick’s son and 2017 law school graduate; Paul Caron, dean of the Rick J. Caruso School of Law; and Ronald F. Phillip — has donated $50 million to Pepperdine’s School of Law and committed to help raise another $50 million in endowment funds over the next decade. Photo Submitted
Submitted by Pepperdine University
10:09 am PDT October 23, 2019
Business innovator, civic leader and philanthropist Rick J. Caruso (Juris Doctor ’83) and his wife, Tina, have made a generous $50 million commitment to the Pepperdine School of Law, which will be renamed the Rick J. Caruso School of Law in recognition of the historic gift.