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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

“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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Carol L. Folt, USC President

A Year Together Apart and a Salute to Staff

In her message to the USC community, President Folt shares her gratitude for the university’s staff, along with stories of remarkable accomplishments by Trojan Family members over the past year.

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USC and the city of L.A. launch urban forest project on the Eastside

A consortium of experts and students will help determine which communities would benefit the most from more trees. It’s part of a widening environmental partnership between the city and the university.

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Black History Month

USC kicks off Black History Month with universitywide celebration

The online event features students, faculty, staff and community members with the theme “Black History in the Making.”

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USC joins national tracking system on environmental progress

The university’s commitment to the respected Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Ratings System will include a full review of its environmental footprint, including water use and energy consumption.

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State of the University: Thankful and optimistic

The president’s annual address highlights the amazing contributions of USC’s students, staff and faculty through the pandemic, and lays out five areas of focus as the university moves forward. It’s a plan that highlights world-class research, a top-notch student experience and active community service with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion, sustainability and ethics.