I am writing to give you an update on the efforts by Service Employees International Union Local 721 to unionize our teaching-track faculty in the Roski School of Art and Design.
I want you to know about a new course we are offering this Fall called THRIVE: Foundations of Well-being (OT 100).
On behalf of President Wanda Austin and President-elect Carol L. Folt, I am extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Geoffrey Garrett will serve as the next dean of the USC Marshall School of Business.
On behalf of President Wanda Austin and President-elect Carol Folt, I am pleased to announce that Suzanne Wenzel has agreed to serve as Interim Dean of the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, effective July 1, 2019.
Dean Karen Gallagher has shared with me her decision to step down as dean at the end of the academic year, effective on June 30, 2020. I am so grateful that she will remain this year to continue to skillfully lead USC Rossier, as she has for the last 19 years.
I write to extend my gratitude to the members of the 2018-2019 University Committee of Academic Review (UCAR).
I thank the members of the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 University Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (UCAPT) panels.
Please join us in congratulating our 2018-2019 awardees of the Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences (ASHSS) program.
Please join us in congratulating our 2019 awardees of the Interdisciplinary Teaching Grant Program.
I’m delighted to announce the opening of Faculty Hall, located in Doheny Memorial Library.