Dr. Wanda Austin is not a president who wants to lead from behind a desk. She wants to make sure that everyone on her team is heard, and that she continues to learn from those who surround her. On Friday, in her first interview as interim president of USC, Austin spoke with the Daily Trojan […]
During his inaugural address in 2010, C. L. Max Nikias made a bold promise to USC: “My own commitment to you is to run the next marathon at a sprinter’s pace.” These words marked the beginning of a rocky eight-year presidential run — one defined by astronomical growth and plagued by scandal. Nikias agreed to […]
Nikias’ resignation comes after a tumultuous year at the University, leaving the campus community roiled by multiple scandals involving senior administration and faculty.
Fifty-one more patients file suits against Tyndall and USC, motivated to change ‘a culture of secrecy and silence’
Fifty-one women filed lawsuits on Monday against USC, alleging the University mishandled and ignored accusations that former health center gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall sexually abused his patients.
Levine, one of Southern California's best known defense lawyers, has represented teachers, clergy and celebrities accused of sex crimes.
Krista Tucker hopes the new series will teach young viewers to be brave.
Education Department launches investigation into USC’s handling of complaints against George Tyndall
The investigation, led by the department’s Office for Civil Rights, will assess Tyndall’s career at USC, as well as how the University allowed him to continue treating patients despite numerous sexual misconduct complaints dating back to the 1990s.
USC will offer 15 orientation sessions over the summer to welcome the class of 2022.
Rick Caruso has been elected chairman of the USC Board of Trustees, after John Mork finished his five-year term in the position. The announcement comes a week after C. L. Max Nikias agreed to step down as president of the University, and in the wake of misconduct allegations against a former USC gynecologist.
No timeline has been set for Nikias’ departure, and a successor has not yet been named.