The records, audiotapes and video tapes, photographs, ephemera, and artifacts of the University of Southern California Office
of the Provost. As the second ranking official and the chief academic officer, the Office of the Provost provides academic
leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). In addition, materials document the administration of the international
Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, which is considered the premier award for environmental science, environmental
health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind. The Tyler Prize is now administered by the USC Dornsife College of
Letters, Arts, and Sciences.
The Office of the Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Southern California (USC). As USC's second ranking
official and the chief academic officer, the Provost reports directly to the USC President. The Provost supervises all academic
programs and support functions, faculty affairs, student academic affairs, and academic planning. The Provost is also a principal
participant in collaborative decision-making on issues such as fundraising and endowment, the management of auxiliary services,
and USC's health services.
79.3 linear ft.
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