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College of Behavioral and Community Sciences


Social work associate instructor joins Council on Faculty Issues

Melissa Thompson

Before entering the field of social work, Thompson spent four years working in state government and nonprofit agencies.

Melissa Thompson, MSW, LCSW, an associate instructor in the School of Social Work, is a new voting member of the USF Council on Faculty Issues. Thompson has been approved to serve a three-year term, effective until the end of the spring semester in 2026. The Council on Faculty Issues advises the Provost and the Senior Vice President for USF Health on matters that impact the welfare of faculty. Duties include examining and initiating USF policies and procedures that impact faculty, including tenure and promotion, sustained performance review, and incentive and excellence programs.

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