USC Academic Senate
Winter 2002/2003 Edition

Volume 4, Number 1, 2002-2003


A Letter from the President
by Philippa Levine

In the wake of last year's attack on the World Trade Center, the federal government has shown increasing interest in many of the activities central to the academic mission. More

Concerning Terminations of Tenured Faculty
by Sol Golomb

I was one of the faculty members who, in late 2001, as referred to by Peter Nosco in his March 8, 2002, memo to the faculty, expressed "their concern over rumors that the university administration had been dismissing tenured colleagues for less than egregious offenses ..." More

The University After 9/11
by William G. Tierney

Nearly 40 years ago, I was admitted to USC as a high-risk student.  If it hadnít been for football coach John McKay and USC president Norman Topping, I would not have been able to go to school here. More


Also In This Edition:

  Open Letter to Senators and Other Colleagues
by Frances Feldman
  Health Care Costs, Preferences, Risks, and Equity

by Mike Nichol
  Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Faculty
by Barbara Solomon
 

  Non-tenure-track Faculty at USC
by Ed McCann

  Marshall Online Teaching Evaluation System
by Suh-Pyng Ku
  Mediation
by Marshall Cohen

Last Updated on December 18, 2001