Professor Ali Abbas also accused the University of failing to respond to his complaints of discriminatory threats and jokes.
The lawsuit, filed by the EEOC Tuesday, alleges Black and Latinx workers were subjected to a hostile work environment since 2015.
The $4,000-per-semester award will be implemented along with other financial aid adjustments for those staying in on- and off-campus housing.
President Carol Folt wrote that students were being used as leverage to reopen campuses in the fall.
The conference becomes the second Power Five to officially ditch nonconference matchups this upcoming semester due to the coronavirus.
The announcement walks back the school’s December decision to keep the exhibit with added context on the American West in film.
Faculty are calling on USC to address police practices, Black faculty hiring and retention, Black student support and anti-Blackness on campus.
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights mandated sweeping reforms, including the restructuring of the University’s Title IX Office, following its determination that USC failed students in its handling of the George Tyndall scandal.
A federal judge declined to dismiss charges in court Wednesday.
USC looks to reduce campus density through single occupancy housing and limited social gatherings