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C. L. Max Nikias Inauguration

Committees

 Inaugural Advisory Committee
Inaugural Steering Committee
 Inaugural Operations Committee
 University Convocations Committee

Inaugural Advisory Committee

Co-Chairs:

Peter S. Conti
President of the Faculty

Edward P. Roski, Jr.
Chairman, USC Board of Trustees

Committee Members:

William C. Allen
President and CEO, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Past president, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors
Former USC trustee

Lisa Ann Barkett
President-Elect, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors

Linda Bazilian
President, USC Staff Assembly

Warren Bennis
Professor, USC Marshall School of Business

Daniela Bleichmar
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Lynn Brown
Principal, Lenicia B. Weemes Elementary School

John L. Callaghan
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Christopher Yun-Duk Cheng
President, USC University Student Government

Dennis Cornell
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Mitchell R. Creem
CEO, USC Hospitals

Robert A. Cutietta
Dean, USC Thornton School of Music

Elizabeth M. Daley
Dean, USC School of Cinematic Arts

James G. Ellis
Dean, USC Marshall School of Business

Carol Campbell Fox
President, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors

Howard A. Gillman
Dean, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Solomon W. Golomb
Professor, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Patrick C. Haden
USC Trustee

Martha Harris
Senior Vice President, University Relations

Velina Hasu Houston
Professor, USC School of Theatre

James Hooker
Associate Senior Vice President, University Events and Cultural Relations

Reginald W. Lathan
President, Chemtrans
Past president, USC Alumni Association Board of Governors
Former USC trustee

Tara McPherson
Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Michael B. Nichol
Professor, USC School of Pharmacy

Jenny Novak
President, USC Graduate and Professional Student Senate

Nehikhare Ogbevoen
Vice President, USC Undergraduate Student Government

Jeffrey A. Olsen
Managing Director, Academic Events

Manuel Pastor
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Michael B. Preston
Vice Provost, Strategic Initiatives

Bruce M. Ramer
USC Trustee

Avishai Sadan
Dean, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Vaughn A. Starnes, M.D.
Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Kevin Starr
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Mark A. Stevens
USC Trustee

Claude Zachary
University Archivist

University Marshal:

John L. Callaghan
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

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Inaugural Steering Committee

Chair:

Martha Harris
Senior Vice President, University Relations

Committee Members:

Jane Brust
Associate Senior Vice President,
Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing
Associate Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dennis Cornell
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

James Grant
Assistant Vice President for Media Relations, USC Public Relations

Jim Hooker
Associate Vice President, University Events and Cultural Relations

Michael Jackson
Vice President, Student Affairs

Marty Levine
Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs

Jean Morrison
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs and Graduate Programs

Scott Mory
Chief Executive Officer, USC Alumni Association

Jeffrey A. Olsen
Managing Director, Academic Events

Tom Sayles
Vice President, Government and Community Relations

Varun Soni
Dean, Religious Life

Dan Stimmler
Associate Senior Vice President, Auxiliary Services

Jerome Walker
President, Emeriti College

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Inaugural Operations Committee

Chair:

John L. Callaghan
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Committee Members:

Steve Cohen
Supervisor, Instructional Media Services

Dennis Cornell
Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Angela DiBenedetto
Fire Safety and Emergency Planning Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety

Allison Engel
Director, University Communications

Tony Fox
Associate Director, Trojan Marching Band

James Grant
Assistant Vice President for Media Relations, USC Public Relations

Michael Heckelman
Lieutenant, Department of Public Safety

Jim Hooker
Associate Vice President, University Events and Cultural Relations

Rick McCormick
Associate Director for Special Events, USC Transportation

Victor Naves
Manager, USC Hospitality

Jeffrey A. Olsen
Managing Director, Academic Events

Jeff Pendley
Fire Safety and Emergency Planning Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety

Edward Roth
Director, Disability Services and Programs

Barbara Sussoev
Administrative Manager, Facilities Management Services

Joan Thompson
Senior Writer, University Relations

Susan Vogl
Director, University Publications

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University Convocations Committee

Chair:

John L. Callaghan
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Committee Members:

Margo Apostolos
Associate Professor, USC School of Theatre

Patrick Auerbach
Executive Director, Alumni Relations

Gordon Gray
Alumni Representative

Jim Hooker
Associate Vice President, University Events and Cultural Relations

David Howard
Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Amy Johnson
Associate Dean of Students, Student Affairs

Najmedin Meshkati
Professor, USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Bryce Nelson
Professor, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Jeffrey A. Olsen
Managing Director, Academic Events

John A. Petruska
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Surya Prakash
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Varun Soni
Dean, Religious Life

Dan R. Stimmler
Associate Senior Vice President, Auxiliary Services

Jerome B. Walker
Executive Director, USC Emeriti College

Dallas Willard
Professor, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

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Contact

For questions about inaugural events
USC Office of University Events
(213) 740-6786

For media inquiries
USC Media Relations
(213) 740-2215

For questions about alumni events
USC Alumni Association
(213) 740-2300