Presidential Working Groups

President Folt has established several Working Groups, Task Forces, and Advisory Boards to provide advice to the university’s leadership. Groups are comprised of knowledgeable faculty and staff, expert consultants, and student representatives. They serve as subject area experts to the President and executive steering committees on a number of issues that are critical to the university and its stakeholders.

Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI)

The REDI Presidential Working Group assesses current gaps and provides specific recommendations to tackle anti-Blackness and systemic racism at USC.

Sustainability in Education, Research, and Operations

The Presidential Working Group on Sustainability makes recommendations to lessen our environmental impact and advance USC’s sustainability models.

Sustainability Working Group advises leadership on how to lessen USC's environmental impact

Student-Athlete Experience

The Student-Athlete Experience Task Force conducts a holistic review of the experiences of student-athletes to ensure they reach their fullest potential.

Student-Athletes Task Force ensure athletic student are well prepared after graduation.

Department of Public Safety Community Advisory Board (CAB)

The Community Advisory Board helps to strengthen trust between DPS and the broader campus community in the areas of public safety and social equality.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) Community Advisory Board ensure everyone is safe and respected on campus.

Interfraternity Council Culture, Prevention, and Accountability

The Presidential Working Group reviews fraternities’ activities to ensure they align with USC’s core values and safety expectations.

President Working Group on Interfraternity Council Culture, Prevention, and Accountability