Elizabeth M. Daley has been reappointed for an additional five-year term as dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Daley’s 25 year tenure has been the longest in SCA’s history. During that time she has maintained the highest of standards for scholarly and creative excellence. She also helped to integrate the school into the LA entertainment industry and spearheaded fundraising efforts to support curriculum, research, student support and facilities.
Daley joined the USC faculty in 1989 and was appointed dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 1991.
“Elizabeth Daley’s leadership in guiding the School of Cinematic Arts has been transformative,” says Michael Quick, USC’s Provost. “Her focus has been on preparing students for the field as it exists today, as well as giving them the skills they need to be creative and adaptive leaders and scholars in the future.”