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|February 21, 2019|
USC prez steps down following gynecologist's misconduct
LOS ANGELES - University of Southern California President C. L. Max Nikias stepped down from his role effective Tuesday, according to a statement released by USC.
Nikias had announced his plans to step down as president of the university in May, after a former campus gynecologist was accused of sexual misconduct. Nikias will move into the role of president emeritus and life trustee of the university, according to USC's statement.
Board member Wanda Austin has been named interim president while the search for a permanent replacement continues.
Story Date: August 10, 2018