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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

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University of Southern California’s 12th president

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Carol L. Folt

University of Southern California’s 12th president

“We are experiencing our own Galileo moment. We’re seeing problems as opportunities, exercising muscles we didn’t know we had, tapping into wells of expertise and knowledge–and compassion–we didn’t know were so deep.”

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

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President Carol L. Folt provides fall semester update and information about spring classes

In a video message to the university community, the president provides insight into how and when the spring semester will proceed and thanks students, faculty, staff and parents for their patience and understanding.

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President Folt outlines ambitious yet achievable plans for sustainability

In two high-profile public appearances, the president also detailed USC’s efforts to combat the local — and global — effects of climate change and COVID-19.

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President Folt encourages Trojans to register and vote

The president recognizes National Voter Registration Day (Sept. 22), announcing that the Galen Center will be a voting site Oct. 3-Nov. 3: “Together, we can make 2020 the benchmark for USC’s civic participation.”

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USC welcomes newest Trojans with virtual convocation video conversations with USC leaders

President Carol L. Folt, student leaders, USC’s deans and more greet this year’s new students and urge them to embrace this transformative opportunity.

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Welcome Message for Fall 2020

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As fall semester begins, a message to the Trojan Family from the president

USC is welcoming over 40,000 students for fall 2020 — a semester like no other. President Carol L. Folt shares words of welcome along with academic and activity highlights, health care updates, student and community aid information, initiatives on diversity and inclusion, and much more.

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