Friday, July 29, 2005
Elizabeth Garrett has been named Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at USC. She is a member of President Bush's Advisory Panel on Tax Reform and was recently named Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics and Political Science at USC. From the USC press release:
A nationally recognized scholar and an expert in budget and tax policy, Garrett was appointed by President George W. Bush to the nine-member bipartisan Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform in February. The panel will present its recommendations for revising the U.S. tax code in late July.Garrett said she is ready for the challenge of taking USC to the next level of excellence. In particular, she said USC's focus on interdisciplinary programs promises to stimulate research, scholarship and teaching that will allow the university to become among the most "innovative and influential," she said.