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  • 2020 Senate Elections: Candidates and Voting

    CLICK HERE to view the 2020 Senate Elections page with candidates, bios, full info sheets, and short videos introducing each person! Please contact us at with any questions.

  • Working Together Toward Culture Change

    Provost Zukoski kicked off this session, explaining that he believes that USC faces deep cultural challenges, requiring us to re-examine the values and norms that guide our behavior and decisions at every level of the organization. This culture change will be led by the President and Provost, but it also must be driven by faculty,… Read More »Working Together Toward Culture Change

  • Student Well-being: A Comprehensive Approach to “De-Stressing” Our Students

    Professor of Cinematic Arts Anikó Imre introduced this panel by arguing that USC should move beyond crisis management toward repositioning the mental health epidemic as a global, historical and collective symptom of a widely normalized value system that puts competition and performance in the center of social life. While this ethos—which USC’s culture poll identified… Read More »Student Well-being: A Comprehensive Approach to “De-Stressing” Our Students

  • Executive Board 2018-2019

    Yaniv Bar-Cohen President Keck/CHLA     Rebecca Lonergan Academic Vice President Gould School       Ruben Davila Administrative Vice President Marshall/Leventhal Ashley Uyeshiro Simon Secretary General Dentistry/OT Shafiqa Ahmadi Member-at-LargeRossier Jody Armour Member-at-Large Gould School Sofia Gruskin Member-at-Large Keck/Gould Trisha Tucker Member-at-Large Dornsife  College     Paul Rosenbloom Immediate Past President of the Faculty… Read More »Executive Board 2018-2019

  • Senate Members 2018-2019

    Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Francois Bar, Laura Castaneda (alternate), Patricia Riley (alternate), Paolo Sigismondi (alternate), School of Architecture James Steele, Marshall School of Business Elissa Grossman , Gulden Ulkumen (alternate), Daniel O’Leary, School of Cinematic Arts Anikó Imre, Jeff Watson (alternate), Glorya Kaufman School of Dance… Read More »Senate Members 2018-2019

  • Progress Report Available: Task Force for Shared Governance, 2018-2019

    The Senate Task Force for Shared Governance created a progress report at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year, and you can read it here: Progress Report from the Task Force for Shared Governance

  • Report Available: Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence, 2018-2019

    The joint Provost/Senate Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence created a year-end report, and you can read it here: Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Gender Violence Final Report 2018-2019

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