USC seems to be a magnet for news.
Did you drive by Figueroa Ave. and Exposition Blvd. today? You probably hit a traffic snag.
A Los Angeles police officer was thrown off his motorcycle and landed in a fountain at an entrance to USC after a Black SUV collided with another car. The SUV had Inglewood mayor James Butts. It was not known if he was the driver.
The officer suffered several broken bones, police said.
- USC interim president Wanda Austin and new president Carol Folt announced Elizabeth Graddy will serve as the university’s interim provost, effective July 1, 2019. She will replace the controversial Michael Quick, who was viewed as Max Nikias‘ right-hand man. A search committee has been formed to find a permanent replacement.