Deans say President Sample’s willingness to take time and listen was as important as his vision.
President Sample feels the student-teacher relationship is the foundation of the university.
Officials say USC’s Board of Trustees will conduct an international search for Sample’s successor and will make a decision by May.
News Analysis: Next president will face key issues as the university enters crucial phase of development.
Many students might not recognize the president on campus, but his impact on USC has been far-reaching.