3/29 – Investing in our faculty and staff

March 29, 2022 Dear Trojan faculty and staff, Greetings. It is wonderful to see everyone back not only from spring break but from nearly two years of COVID restrictions. As we look ahead, there will be many opportunities to take what we have learned and apply it in new and creative ways. It is also…

3/17 – Supporting our LGBTQIA+ communities

Dear Trojan Community, With the rights of LGBTQIA+ – especially transgender and gender diverse – Americans under legislative attack in statehouses around the country, I want to express my unwavering support for and commitment to our LGBTQIA+ communities.  More than 200 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills have already been introduced this year. Many of these proposals target LGBTQIA+…

11/22 – Winter Recess Update

November 22, 2021  Dear Trojans,  As we prepare to enter the final month of 2021, we want to thank you for the hard work you put in to help us continue to move forward in accomplishing our mission through teaching, research, artistic creation, professional practice, health care, and public service.  Your efforts throughout this second…

11/18- Renaming of the Center for International and Public Affairs

Dear Trojan Community, The Center for International and Public Affairs is a hub of history, international studies, and scholarship. Sitting at the heart of our campus, it brings people together across many different cultures and communities. After the USC Board of Trustees approved the renaming of this building in June 2020, I appointed a Naming…

11/8/21 – Message from President Folt

November 8, 2021  Dear Trojan Community,  When I came to USC two years ago, it was clear that the challenges we faced would require the collective efforts of a great university. This university has embraced change, committed to a new culture, and is building a sound foundation for USC’s future. I have been inspired by…