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.

Campus Access Update

Beginning Monday, the University Park Campus will open one additional access point at Exposition Blvd. and Pardee Way. 

USC Human Resources, Equity, and Compliance Announcement

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.

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.

Training exercise for a safety and emergency preparedness incident on June 12 at HSC

The USC Department of Public Safety regularly partners with other first responder agencies in drills to help law enforcement officials practice working together in response to a critical situation.

Campus Update

Last week, USC’s 141st commencement drew more than 85,000 graduates and guests to the University Park Campus. We thank everyone for adhering to the security and perimeter protocols that helped us ensure a successful and memorable celebration for our graduates, their families, friends, and loved ones.

USC Faculty and Staff Access and Visitor Registration Guidelines for University Park Campus

If you are accessing the University Park Campus (UPC) this week, please carefully read the following guidance. If you are not sure whether you need to access campus or off-campus commencement events during the commencement period, please check in with your supervisor or department leadership, prior to May 9.

Campus Update

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 full swing.

Campus Update

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.