The Office of Academic Affairs serves as the administrative coordinating office for all academic matters that affect more than one campus of the Palmetto College Campuses.
The Palmetto College Campuses Faculty Senate of the University of South Carolina was created by the Board of Trustees to act for the Palmetto College Campus faculties, subject to review by the Palmetto College Chancellor, the Provost, the President, and the Board of Trustees.
Each campus has established procedures for dealing with student misconduct and academic integrity violations on their campus. Faculty should consult with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs on their campus if they suspect a violation has occurred.
The Palmetto College Implementation Team was established in the fall of 2013, by Chancellor Susan Elkins, to ensure a successful implementation of Palmetto College, the Quality of USC Online. The team is comprised of functional area unit leaders (who provide guidance to their respective sub-committees) from all of the 8 system campuses.
The Blueprint for Academic Excellence is used to provide clear articulation of academic priorities and goals with action plans and assessment measures.
The University of South Carolina is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, service, and outreach. The University believes that the presence of a high quality and diverse community of scholars is necessary to achieve such excellence.