If you haven’t taken the poll, we would be grateful if you would do so before the November 3rd deadline. This is a short survey, but it will leave a long legacy.
Dr. Katharine Harrington, our Vice President of Admissions and Planning, will be stepping down from her position, effective June 30, 2020.
I encourage each member of the USC community to nominate distinguished individuals worthy to receive an honorary degree, our university’s highest external honor, awarded to recognize extraordinary accomplishments in any field.
I request your nominations for the following two distinctions: Distinguished Professor and University Professor, which we reserve for the small number of USC faculty who have brought special renown to the University through the excellence of their academic accomplishments.
We are moving quickly to find our new vice president of research who will continue to grow USC’s global leadership in ethical, groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research.
Due to agreements with the Pac-12 and the Los Angeles Rams, USC will host two weekday football games at the Coliseum this year.
I write to let you know that Vice President of Research Randy Hall will step down from his position, effective December 31, 2019. Dr. Hall has been Vice President of Research for 14 years, and we are immensely grateful for his dedicated service.
As a way of proactively creating a culture of well-being on campus, we launched Mindful USC six years ago as a secular, university-wide initiative focused on positive health outcomes and learning experiences for our university community.
It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Charles F. Zukoski as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, effective October 1, 2019. He will hold the Shelly and Ofer Nemirovsky Provost’s Chair.
Dr. Carol Folt will be formally installed as USC’s 12th president on Friday, September 20, 2019.