Wanda Austin stepped up to lead USC in a time of intense turmoil. As she prepares to leave campus in July, the interim president reflects on her efforts to blaze a trail toward "ethical leadership" — despite the scandals that have erupted under her tenure.
The announcement comes less than a year after former President C.L. Max Nikias resigned following pushback from the USC community.
The USC Board of Trustees announced its support of the decision to terminate Marshall School of Business Dean James Ellis after a three-hour board meeting Wednesday. The meeting followed after protests from students, faculty, staff and alumni who said Ellis’ term was wrongfully cut short.
USC agreed to a $215 million settlement for a class action lawsuit brought by victims of former campus gynecologist George Tyndall on Friday.
The Board of Trustees has appointed a 23-person committee to aid in the selection of the University’s next president, Chair of the Board Rick Caruso announced Tuesday, raising concerns among student leaders about the lack of student representation.
The Class of 2022 was welcomed to USC, with interim president Wanda Austin addressing the University's major changes following a series of scandals.
A new year, a new USC president. In this exclusive interview with Daily Trojan, interim president Wanda Austin details her goals for the University.
Nikias’ resignation comes after a tumultuous year at the University, leaving the campus community roiled by multiple scandals involving senior administration and faculty.