What is an ombuds? And other questions answered

Katherine Greenwood and Thomas Kosakowski were announced Jan. 29 as the university ombuds. Here is a Q&A with them on the new USC Office of the Ombuds and their roles.


Q. What is an ombuds?

A: An ombuds, or ombudsperson, is an Read More »

January 31st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC boosts prevention, outreach efforts to reduce sexual, relationship violence on campus

USC leaders want to stop sexual assault and relationship violence before it even starts.

That focus on prevention is at the heart of a renewed outreach and education effort led by experts from Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP), Read More »

January 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Two named to new USC Office of the Ombuds

USC has launched a new Office of the Ombuds to provide independent, confidential and impartial support for the university community.

After a national search, Katherine Greenwood, JD, PhD, will be the university ombuds at the University Park Campus and Thomas Kosakowski, Read More »

January 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

On Leadership: Austin shares ways to improve morale, boost creativity

USC Interim President Wanda Austin, PhD, spoke recently at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital with health care leaders from Keck Medicine of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) about leadership, change, and inspiring the next generation. On January 11, she Read More »

January 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Matarić, McMahon earn university recognition for faculty roles

Interim USC President Wanda M. Austin has appointed Keck School of Medicine of USC professors Maja J. Matarić and Andrew P. McMahon as Distinguished Professor and University Professor, respectively. The two are joined by USC Davis School of Gerontology Professor Kelvin J. Read More »

January 28th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|