Anthony Bailey was officially appointed vice provost for Global Initiatives on Oct. 1, USC announced Wednesday.
He has held the position on an interim basis since August.
Bailey was previously the associate provost for Global Initiatives, a position in which he assisted in planning USC’s London conference and worked with foreign governments to establish overseas offices and recruit Ph.D. students, according to a memo to USC faculty and staff.
This new position will require working closely with Provost Elizabeth Garret on global matters, such as collaboration with foreign universities and recruiting international students.
“He will advise me regarding the full range of international issues, oversee USC’s international offices, direct the agreements process with foreign institutions and understand other initiatives that solidify USC’s position as a premier global research university,” Garret wrote in the memo.
Bailey currently oversees USC’s offices in Mexico City; Hong Kong; Seoul, South Korea; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; Tokyo, Japan; and India. He also assisted in the planning and creation of another office in Brazil.
Bailey is also currently orchestrating USC’s 2013 Global Conference in Seoul, South Korea.
Before coming to USC, Bailey served as a Kaplan Inc. executive in Latin America and a president for Kaplan International Colleges.
He also served on an advisory committee of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
His education included both an undergraduate degree and masters degree in marine science from the University of Miami.
Bailey also earned a master’s of business administration from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, as well as doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.