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My Arnold School

Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Curriculum oversees numerous functions related to faculty employment, performance and engagement. These services include participation in committees and other School- and University-based service and leadership groups, curriculum development and approval, and faculty recruitment/appointment, tenure and promotion.  


Standing Committees

  • Academic Programs Committee
  • Administrative Council
  • Scholastic Standards and Petitions
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee                               
  • Evaluation Committee
  • Tenure and Promotion Committee

Special Councils and Representatives

  • Council of Program Directors
  • Dean's Student Advisory Committee
  • Research Advisory Council
  • USC Faculty Senate Representatives


Committee Descriptions [pdf]
Committee Membership, 2019-2020 [pdf]

Academic Program Development Policy [pdf], which includes information on:

  • New Course Proposals
  • Course Change Proposals
  • New Program Proposals
  • Curriculum Change Requests
  • Program Terminations
  • Requests for Distance Education Delivery 
  • Special Topics Courses
  • Scheduling Exception Requests

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