University of Southern California

About USC

Senior Administration

USC is governed by a Board of Trustees and led by President Carol L. Folt in conjunction with a senior administrative team responsible for managing institutional operations through administrative units and schools. Additionally, the Academic Senate, Undergraduate Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate have power to make studies, reports and recommendations to the president in matters pertaining to their constituencies.

Carol L. Folt


Elizabeth Graddy

Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Monique S. Allard

Vice President for Student Life

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Erik Brink

Interim Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

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Amy Diamond

Chief Investment Officer

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Samuel Garrison

Senior Vice President,
University Relations

Rodney B. Hanners

CEO of Keck Medicine of USC
and President and CEO of
USC Health System

Beong-Soo Kim

Senior Vice President and
General Counsel

Christopher Manning

Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer

Ishwar K. Puri

Senior Vice President, Research and Innovation

Scott Rabenold

Senior Vice President
for University Advancement

Steven D. Shapiro

Senior Vice President for
Health Affairs

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Beth Shuster

Acting Senior Vice President of Communications

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Felicia A. Washington

Senior Vice President of
Human Resources

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David W. Wright

Senior Vice President, Administration

Rene Pak

Chief of Staff