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Announcing Dr. Melissa Just as Dean of the USC Libraries

On behalf of President Folt, I am pleased to announce that we will welcome Dr. Melissa Just as dean of the USC Libraries, effective November 27, 2023. Dr. Just will hold the Valerie and Ronald Sugar Dean’s Chair while she serves as the USC Libraries dean.

Libraries Search Update

Dear USC Libraries colleagues, This past April, a selection of candidates for the USC Libraries dean search had an opportunity to engage with you, other…

USC Libraries Update 01/26

We write to provide an update regarding the search process for the Dean of the USC Libraries.

The search advisory committee has finalized the position profile, and it is attached here. This is a public document, so feel free to share with your networks broadly.

USC Libraries Update 01/20

Dear USC colleagues, we, as chairs of the search advisory committee for the USC Libraries search, write to provide an update regarding the search process.

Next Steps on Leadership Transition – USC Libraries

Thank you for your nominations and feedback as we prepare our search for the next leader of the USC Libraries. Thanks to your contributions, we have begun to assemble the USC Libraries Search Advisory Committee.