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Paul Hadley Retired Faculty Service Award

This award acknowledges special service by a retired USC faculty member to any academic or administrative unit at USC following their retirement. Nominees must have made outstanding voluntary contributions toward enhancing the overall quality of university life for students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, or other members of the USC community, and have contributed to the positive collegial spirit of the Trojan Family. 

The Paul E. Hadley Faculty Award for Service to USC is typically presented every year at the annual Provost’s Faculty Retirement Luncheon in November. This year, the award will be presented at the annual holiday breakfast. Awardee receives $500 and a special plaque.

Award Recipients

Karen Koblitz

Karen Koblitz is an Associate Professor Emerita, who was first hired as adjunct faculty in ceramics in the USC Roski School of Fine Arts in...

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Dr. Nancy Warner

At USC, Dr. Warner distinguished herself as a surgical pathologist specializing in endocrine pathology, publishing her work in scientific journals and in a textbook that...

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Robert E. Coffey

Robert E. Coffey, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, retired from USC’s Marshall School of Business in 1998 after 35 years of service. He remained an independent consultant...

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Robert P. Biller

Dr. Robert P. Biller (Professor Emeritus, School of Policy, Planning, and Development) came to USC in 1976 as the Dean of Public Administration. He went...

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David Dows

Last updated 10/04/2021 Following his retirement from the Department of Chemistry in 2008, Professor Emeritus David Dows has been serving as a volunteer board member...

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Allan G. Redeker, M.D.

Last updated 10/04/2021 Allan G. Redeker, M.D. is a physician-scientist and educator with a distinguished career in liver disease as a faculty member from the...

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Nominate a Retired faculty

Criteria for this award:

  1.  Nominee must be a retired USC faculty member who has worked at USC for a minimum of five years.
  2. Retired USC faculty nominee should have made significant contributions to the creation, improvement, or enhancement of any academic program, department, school, or administrative unit following retirement.
  3. A letter of nomination is required, and it should be accompanied by at least one letter of endorsement that offers additional insights or evidence of the nominee’s contributions.
  4. Nominations can be made by anyone in the USC community, including active and retired USC faculty and staff, and USC alumni.

Nominations are collected by the USC Emeriti Center. The Selection Committee consists of representatives form the Retired Faculty Association (RFA) Board, Staff Retirement Association (SRA) Board, a representative of the Deans of Faculty Council.

The deadline for nomination is Friday, November 19, 2021.