Initiatives & Collaborations
USC HR: Designing for the Future
Human Resources, Equity & Compliance Senior Leadership
Felicia A. Washington
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Felicia A. Washington was appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources in June 2019. In her role, Felicia oversees three University central offices: University Human Resources; Equity, Equal Opportunity & Title IX; and Culture Ethics & Compliance. Her role is to provide leadership of the human resources, equity, culture and compliance priorities for USC’s workforce and to enable people and the development of accountability systems to advance USC’s missions. She has decades of experience as a as a highly respected attorney focusing in employment law, and she is a dynamic university administrator. She built a strong reputation around implementing rigorous and ethical standards at UNC Chapel Hill in a similar role as Vice Chancellor for Workforce Strategy, Equity, and Engagement, while at the same time, caring deeply about students, faculty, and staff. Felicia is known for her collaborative, practical, and people-focused decision-making. She is a highly valuable and visible member of our Trojan Family, and has been vital to building a foundation of trust in her effort to bring about meaningful culture change.