Academic Senate

News and Updates

  • USC FEEC Survey Report – February 2021

    The Senate’s Faculty Environment and Employment Committee has completed their report on faculty workload, productivity, and caregiving concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is available here. The Executive Board will be discussing the report’s Recommendations with the Administration and will report back to the Senate.

  • Webinar on USC’s strategy for vaccination, testing, and contact tracing in the Spring term

    Presented by Dr. Sarah Van Orman (Chief Health Officer for USC Student Health, and Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine), 2-3pm Friday Jan 8. The Academic Senate and Staff Assembly co-hosted this briefing. A recording is posted here: Here is the closed caption file/transcript: And here is the Q&A report which has… Read More »Webinar on USC’s strategy for vaccination, testing, and contact tracing in the Spring term

  • Special Senate Session on university finances and budget

    October 8, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Pacific Time – Virtual Please click HERE (Passcode: ^ZT39@AW) to watch the Webinar Recording  

  • Secretary-General election results

    Secretary-General election results: Congratulations to Devon Brooks (Social Work) on his election as the Senate’s new Secretary-General. We thank him and the other two candidates — Laura Castenada (Annenberg) and Jim Moore (Viterbi) — for their willingness to stand and serve, and the great number of faculty for their participation in the vote.

  • 2020 Academic Senate Fall Planning Retreat

    August 21, 2020 (Virtual, All Day) Agenda for the Senate Fall Planning Retreat Aug 21 Videos of the presentations are available here: President Carol Folt:  The two years ahead. Our teaching purposes: what we have learned going online.  Chair: Tracy Tambascia (Senate Academic VP). Speakers: Helena Seli and Patricia Mills The evolving nature of faculty… Read More »2020 Academic Senate Fall Planning Retreat

  • Trojan Council Forum on DEI (Sign-in with SSO to view)

    Trojan Council Forum on DEI (Sign-in with SSO to view): video recording of Forum on DEI and anti-racism conducted July 9 2-3pm with Trojan Council representatives and President Folt and several other senior administrators.

  • Report & Recommendations from Joint Committee to review OCAP

    The Committee was created to review and make recommendations regarding the investigatory processes and practices of the Office of Conduct, Accountability, and Professionalism (OCAP). Click here to see the report.

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