Thoughts on Recent Events

I have spent the weekend reflecting on abuse of power — how it plays out in harassment in general and in sexual harassment specifically.

Moving Forward

We know that many of you are disappointed by recent events at the medical school. We understand your concerns and we pledge to work with you to set a corrected course and to emerge stronger than before.

Tragedy in Las Vegas

We are deeply saddened by the horrific events in Las Vegas. The images from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history are difficult to… Read more »

Amicus Brief in support of scholars of all national origins

USC joined 30 other colleges and universities to encourage the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the federal travel ban affecting international students, faculty and staff from six countries. The institutions argued that the international populations are vital to the culture and community on campuses across the United States. From the amicus brief:

Recognizing Teaching Faculty

USC’s mission statement recognizes that our first priority is the education of our students.  Every school and department should be working to improve the rigorous… Read more »

Update on Title IX

September 8, 2017 To the USC Community: In light of recent news about suggested revisions to federal guidance under Title IX, I want to reassure… Read more »

Naturalization at USC

Over the past year, we have been deeply engaged in questions of immigration and citizenship as they relate to the wellbeing of our students, faculty,… Read more »