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UofSC implements health insurance subsidy to better support graduate students

The University of South Carolina will implement a process to better support the health care needs of its graduate students. Beginning Fall 2021, UofSC graduate students' health insurance will be fully subsidized by the university.

Hodges named interim dean of UofSC College of Education

Thomas E. Hodges has been named interim dean of the University of South Carolina College of Education; he begins on July 1. Hodges succeeds Jon Pedersen, who served as dean of the college since 2016 and recently accepted a deanship at Oklahoma State University’s College of Education and Human Sciences.

Sylvain becomes new vice dean in the Office of the Provost

In her dual appointment, Angelina Sylvain will collect and provide data analytics to inform the financial, policy and programming decisions of both the Graduate School and academic affairs at South Carolina.

Major League Soccer and University of South Carolina announce multi-year education partnership

MLS and UofSC have agreed to a multi-year partnership making South Carolina an Official Education Partner of MLS. Together, they have created pathways for a variety of academic offerings and flexible higher education solutions for MLS’ multicultural soccer community.

A message from Provost Tate to UofSC's students

William F. Tate, the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of South Carolina, addresses recent sexual harassment allegations at the university.

The Office of the Provost is pleased to welcome Diana Hill Mitchell

Dr. Diana Hill Mitchell joined the University of South Carolina in November as Senior Associate Provost for Social Innovation and eLearning.

Dr. Tracey L. Weldon has been appointed interim dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that Tracey L. Weldon, the associate dean for diversity, interdisciplinary programs, and social sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed interim dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education, effective January 1, 2021.

Dr. Cheryl Addy has been appointed vice provost and dean of the faculty.

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce that Cheryl Addy, vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, has been appointed vice provost and dean of the faculty, effective January 1, 2021

Dr. Lisa Hammond appointed as Director of Faculty Affairs

Dr. Lisa Hammond, Professor of English at USC Lancaster, has been appointed as Director of Faculty Affairs in the Office of the Provost

Hilary Dyer Brannon chosen for director of Continuing Education and Conferences

The Office of the Provost is pleased to welcome Hilary Dyer Brannon to the position of director of Continuing Education and Conferences (CEC).

Rule of Law Collaborative Awarded Think Tank Project in Sri Lanka

The University of South Carolina's Rule of Law Collaborative (ROLC) has been awarded a major new grant from the U.S. Department of State to support work in Sri Lanka.

Samuels named UofSC Interim Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies

Joel H. Samuels, Professor at the School of Law and Director of the Rule of Law Collaborative (ROLC) at UofSC, was appointed Interim Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies on September 1.

New Opportunity: Director of Faculty Affairs

Applications and nominations are now open.

Meet Provost William F. Tate IV

Tate joined UofSC on July 1 and brings extensive experience from endowed professor to vice provost to his new role of executive vice president for academic affairs and provost.

Hubbard chosen to lead UofSC School of Law

Former American Bar Association president to begin Aug. 1

UofSC Students Receive Seed Funding to Test Ideas Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis

UofSC leads statewide pilot for virtual support of entrepreneurs

2020 Faculty Award Winners

The Office of the Provost announces the complete list of 2020 Faculty Award Winners

Miller steps down as Global Carolina director, interim named

McNair Institute announces COVID-19 solution challenge

Students from all systems campuses are invited to compete in an ideas competition to solve the COVID-19 crisis

Keep Teaching Resources

Faculty and staff instructors have options to continue coursework if meeting with students face-to-face is not possible and instruction must be completed remotely.

COACHE Survey Town Hall Meetings scheduled

The results of the 2019 Faculty Satisfaction Survey will be presented March 2 and 3.

McNair Institute sponsors showcase

Steve Forbes will be the keynote speaker during the Third Annual McNair Entrepreneurship Showcase.

Faculty RSVP for Fall Commencement

Faculty are encouraged to attend commencement ceremonies.

Call for Faculty Award nominations

The Office of the Provost is now accepting nominations for the 2019-20 Faculty Awards.

 

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