Reappointment of Dean Amber Miller

On behalf of President Folt, I am pleased to announce that Amber Miller has been reappointed Dean of USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

Reappointment of Dean Elizabeth Daley

On behalf of President Folt, I am pleased to announce that Elizabeth Daley has been reappointed Dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Masking Policy Updates

Update on USC masking policy from Provost Charles F. Zukoski and Senior Vice President of Human Resources Felicia A. Washington.

Restart Planning Update

An update for faculty and staff on USC’s resumption planning process and vaccination policy.


I write to thank the members of the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 University Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (UCAPT) panels.

Fall Update for Incoming Students

Thanks to decreasing COVID-19 rates in Los Angeles and the increasing availability of vaccinations, we are planning a return to in-person instruction and student life activities for the Fall semester, as well as resuming typical occupancy in USC Housing. 

End of Spring Semester from Provost Zukoski

At every twist and turn, USC faculty have stepped up and pushed forward as academic leaders with a determination and resolve to not only survive the pandemic but thrive. What you have accomplished is nothing short of extraordinary.