Anything but textbook
Great professors — like these four USC legends — have the power to inspire, inform, enrich and incite, sometimes all at the same time.
To start planning the home for the USC Kaufman School of Dance, Dean Jeffrey de Caen, Director Jodie Gates and school namesake Glorya Kaufman looked far and wide. The result: a landmark facility that will be a hub for dance in LA when it opens in August.
The USC trustee’s gift will help revitalize and renovate the school, one of two charter schools operated through a partnership between the USC Rossier School of Education and Ednovate, the charter-school management organization it founded.
Percival Everett, Distinguished Professor of English, and David St. John, University Professor of English and Comparative Literature and chair of English, have been named fellows of the 236-year-old American Academy of Arts & Sciences.