This page highlights recent
announcements, news of faculty and student achievements, and occasional blog posts from the Provost.
Protecting Minors Policy Update November 9, 2022
Felicia A. Washington, Senior Vice President for HR, Equity, and Compliance, and Provost Zukoski provide updates on policies and protocols for activities involving minors.
2022 Faculty Handbook November 2, 2022
President Folt, Provost Zukoski, and the leadership of the Academic Senate announce the 2022 edition of the Faculty Handbook.
UCAPT Manual October 27, 2022
Provost Zukoski writes to USC faculty with an update on the manual published by the University Committee on Appointments, Promotion and Tenure.
Caldwell Scholars: Exceptional Students Supported by Retired Faculty October 26, 2022
A special group of intergenerational Trojans gathered at a luncheon in September, where retired faculty who continue to serve USC students came together with current undergraduates to continue a unique tradition of support.
Reminder: Fall Recess – October 13-14 October 6, 2022
Provost Zukoski shares a reminder with faculty about USC’s upcoming Fall Recess.
Message to the USC Community September 23, 2022
Provost Zukoski and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Monique Sosa Allard provide an update on disaffiliated fraternities.
Mindful USC – Classes Start This Week September 14, 2022
Provost Zukoski and the co-directors of Mindful USC announce another semester of free mindfulness-related classes, practice groups, and retreats.
Call for Nominations: University and Distinguished Professors September 12, 2022
Provost Zukoski invites faculty to nominate colleagues for consideration to be named University and Distinguished Professors.
New Student Handbook and Accountability Process September 2, 2022
Provost Zukoski shares updates on a reimagined model for student conduct.
Insulin prices are skyrocketing, but just who is driving the rise in costs? Hint: it’s not the drug manufacturers August 26, 2022
A USC Schaeffer Center study follows the money and finds that mystery middlemen have the most to gain.
Fall 2022 Welcome August 24, 2022
Provost Zukoski welcomes USC faculty to the Fall 2022 semester.
Digital Accessibility August 15, 2022
USC is committed to supporting its students with disabilities, and faculty routinely do this through the provision of academic accommodations.
Viterbi top guns and their need for speed August 12, 2022
The USC AeroDesign Team attends the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design/Build/Fly competition.
Transition at the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work July 19, 2022
We write today to share with you that Sarah Gehlert has informed us of her decision to end her tenure as Dean of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, effective August 1, 2022.
A Grandfather’s Love June 20, 2022
Most trojan undergrads invest four years at USC, but Senior Dayanara Saucedo dedicated 12 years towards commencement day with one special person in mind.