On behalf of President Folt, I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Pedro Noguera will be joining our community as dean of the USC Rossier School of Education, effective July 1, 2020.
The dean is the chief executive and academic officer for the school and has overall responsibility for defining the school’s strategic priorities, developed in concert with the school’s faculty; maintaining and supporting a faculty of national and international excellence and educational and research programs of the highest quality; attracting superb students; facilitating connections between theory, research and practice; forging academic links with other schools within the university and effective partnerships with educational bodies and other organizations in Los Angeles and beyond
On behalf of President Folt, I am writing to announce the appointment of a search committee to identify and recruit outstanding candidates for the next dean of the USC Rossier School of Education. As you know, Karen Gallagher has elected to step down as dean at the end of the academic year, having led the school through a number of notable achievements, including transforming degree programs and forming strong education partnerships with the community
I write to inform you that Dean Karen Gallagher has shared with me her decision to step down as dean at the end of the academic year, effective on June 30, 2020. I am so grateful that she will remain this year to continue to skillfully lead USC Rossier, as she has for the last 19 years.