USC Night Notes

Did you see USC will host Villanova in an exhibition men’s basketball game at the Galen Center on Oct. 18? Proceeds from the game will benefit the California Fire Foundation, which “provides emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters and the communities they protect,” according to USC. So why can’t Andy Enfield play Villanova in real game? It would raise more money … Continue reading USC Night Notes

USC Becomes UNC-East

USC presdeint Carol Folt hired Winston Crisp as vice president for student affairs. He is the latest hire from the University of North Carolina, where Folt was president before she came to USC. Crisp was vice chancellor for student affairs at North Carolina. Maybe the best part is his twitter name: ViceCrispy. Folt has already hired a senior vice president for human resources (a newly created … Continue reading USC Becomes UNC-East

USC Morning Buzz: Saturday Stories

Some Saturday stories resonating within the administration offices of Heritage Hall: I hear Lynn Swann took a one-week vacation in July. And some people say they haven’t seen him for three weeks. Is it true USC men’s tennis coach Peter Smith was told he would not return by university lawyers? Not Swann or someone else in the athletic dept. That’s what some administrators are telling … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Saturday Stories

USC Afternoon Notes: Leadership Emerges Elsewhere

Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson has emerged as leader within the Pac-12 regarding officiating and helped lead the recent review that led to changes and more transparency. He even answered questions at media day with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott and vice president for officiating, David Coleman. Can you imagine USC athletic director Lynn Swann taking the lead on any issues confronting the Pac-12? Maybe … Continue reading USC Afternoon Notes: Leadership Emerges Elsewhere