USC Values Poll Reminder

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.

Next Steps for Katharine Harrington

Dr. Katharine Harrington, our Vice President of Admissions and Planning, will be stepping down from her position, effective June 30, 2020.

Honorary Degree Nominations

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.

Call for Nominations – Distinguished and University Professors

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.

Search Committee for Vice President of Research

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.

Next Steps for Randy Hall

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.

Mindful USC

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.

Provost Announcement from the Office of the President

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.