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President Folt and Class of 2022

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Folt with Class of 2022 Speakers

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Smiling Graduates - Class of 2022

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Folt and 2022 Presidential Awardees

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

USC COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Carol Folt shows the victory sign to the crowd during commencement

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Quincy Watts, Carl L. Folt and Anna Cockrell

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

Carol Folt with the USC Helenes

Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

“A great university like ours should have an arc of purpose that encompasses…our past – while at the same time striving and building a better…future.”

– Carol L. Folt, from her 2022 State of the University Address

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USC to join BIG TEN

USC to make historic move to Big Ten Conference in 2024

To ensure that all our student-athletes can compete at the highest level athletically and academically, President Folt announces that USC will join the Big Ten Conference in August 2024. 

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Navigating the path from a community college to a prestigious private university

Private universities are increasingly looking to the community college transfer pipeline to broaden access and diversify the student body. For USC President Carol L. Folt — herself a community college transfer student — it’s personal.

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Sustainability in Business Class

President Folt encourages business sustainability class to ‘engage people’s hearts’

The president — a biologist — notes that diverse perspectives are key to creating a more sustainable future, whether students come from backgrounds in business, engineering or the arts.

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Joseph Medicine Crow Building Dedication

Signaling a cultural shift, President Folt dedicates landmark building to alum Joseph Medicine Crow

The president honors the Native American author, historian and war hero, whose legacy of fostering connections among cultures aligns with the purpose of the Center for International and Public Affairs.

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