USC Enrollment Management Announcement

I write today to share the exciting yet bittersweet news that Kedra Ishop, USC’s vice president of enrollment management for the last four years, will be leaving August 15 to join the College Board. She will serve as its new senior vice president of higher education, membership and access, and, as secretary of the corporation, will lead its newly reconfigured Higher Education, Membership and Access (HMA) division.

Full University-Wide Report on USC’s 2024 Culture Survey Results

July marks the halfway point for summer. I hope you are able to recharge, and enjoy time with family and friends. Following up on the preliminary Culture Survey takeaways that I shared with you last month, the full report has now been completed and is available below.

Announcing USC’s new associate senior vice president of alumni relations

We are excited to share today that USC alumna Erika Jordan will join us as our new associate senior vice president of alumni relations. She will lead the USC Alumni Association (USCAA) with enthusiasm and passion for the Trojan Family.

USC Celebrates Juneteenth 2024

On June 19, 2024, faculty, staff and students came together to commemorate Juneteenth, and to reflect on the holiday’s impact on the Trojan Community.

USC Human Resources, Equity, and Compliance Announcement

June 14, 2024 Dear Colleagues, I write today to share the bittersweet news that Felicia Washington, USC’s first senior vice president of human resources, will be leaving USC to lead Human Resources at the University of Pennsylvania at the end of August. She is an incredible national leader, a valued colleague, and a highly respected…

Early Findings from USC Culture Survey

The spring 2024 semester was a challenging time for us and universities across the country. USC’s six Unifying Values are the roadmap that guides our behaviors and charts our path forward.

State of the University address 2024: Health Sciences Campus
State of the University address 2024: University Park Campus
Campus Update

May 5, 2024 Dear Trojan Family,  I am writing to let you know that early this morning DPS, with the assistance of the LAPD, removed the occupiers who had rebuilt their illegal encampment in Alumni Park. The operation was peaceful. Campus is opening, students are returning to prepare for finals, and commencement set-up is in…

Campus Update

May 3, 2024 Dear Trojan Family, I’m writing to let you know the steps we’re taking now to ensure students finish their finals in a quiet, safe academic environment – and that our graduating students can enjoy peaceful and joyous commencement ceremonies worthy of their accomplishments. Freedom of expression is one of our foundational values,…