Vice Provost for Academic Operations
Mark Todd was appointed Vice Provost for Academic Operations on June 1, 2015. In this role, Dr. Todd oversees the financial and business functions of the USC Office of the Provost, capital projects and space management, organizational reviews for academic support operations, the coordination of strategic planning, and resource-allocation modeling. He will serve on the USC University Hospital and Norris Cancer Hospital Governing Boards, the USC Care Board, and he advises the provost on clinical operations and budgeting related to Keck Medicine of USC.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. Todd served for four years as associate provost for academic affairs. He supervised the administration of USC’s online programs, the USC summer high school program, and graduate program reviews. In addition, he provided leadership integral to creating new programs for veterans and their families and establishing an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Todd also served as the provost’s liaison to the University Committee on Curriculum and the Provost’s Oversight Committee on Athletic Academic Affairs.
Dr. Todd previously worked in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences as associate dean for graduate programs, and as assistant dean for student services in the USC Graduate School. He received his Ph.D. in Kinesiology from USC.