President Folt’s spring semester welcome

Welcome back, Trojans! Hope you’ll check this video out and enjoy some highlights of the term ahead. Fight on! – President Folt

Season’s Greetings from President Folt

Embrace the spirit of love as we unite in joy and kindness during this festive season. Enjoy this video with a special performance by the USC Thornton Chamber Singers, accompanied by a heartfelt message from President Carol Folt.

Western Region Summit on Antisemitism in Higher Education

November 6, 2023 Thank you – and welcome, everyone. It’s a privilege to greet you on behalf of USC to the Western Region Summit on Antisemitism in Higher Education. Tomorrow marks one month since the horrific October 7 terrorist attacks by Hamas in Israel. I ask that we take a moment to remember family and…

Update on Campus Hate Speech and New Government Actions Regarding Antisemitism and Islamophobia

October 31, 2023 Dear Faculty, Students, and Staff, Over the past three weeks, we’ve been in conversation with many faculty, students, staff, alumni, and parents who have been personally and profoundly impacted by the violence in Israel and Gaza. Yesterday, the federal government announced new actions to address antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses. The…

Trojans Spring Forward: Spring 2023

USC and the Community: Working Hand-in-hand USC’s ambitions extend far beyond the perimeter of our campuses; the university is an active partner in each of our neighborhoods. This spring, we joined community leaders to cut the ribbon at Casa de Rosas, the West Adams facility where the Head Start program is one of eight that…

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This is the headline The fall semester was filled with joyous celebrations. We honored the 50th anniversaries of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Information Sciences Institute, along with several other programs and partnerships across the university. We also marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark federal civil rights law that…

Provost search announcement and new SVP for research and innovation

January 12, 2023 Dear USC Faculty and Staff, The spring semester is off and running – I hope you are enjoying being back in the mix with our dynamic students as much as I am. I’m writing to share two important developments that help us advance our special mission here at USC: Provost Search We…

Spring 2023 semester welcome from President Folt

January 10, 2023 Dear Trojans,I wanted to wish you well and share a few thoughts as we begin a new semester. There’s so much to look ahead to this spring! With gratitude, Carol L. FoltPresident

A Holiday Message from President Folt and USC

Dear USC community, Wishing you and your loved ones a joyous and relaxing break. I hope you’ll take a moment to watch this over the holidays. With gratitude, Carol L. FoltPresident

Appointment of SVP for University Advancement and Alumni Relations

December 13, 2022 Dear Trojan Community, I am excited to announce that Scott Rabenold has been appointed senior vice president for university advancement and alumni relations, effective February 1, 2023. Scott comes to us from the University of Texas at Austin, where he has served as vice president for development since 2016. An accomplished development…