Carol Folt And Ghost Of USC’s Past

What role will Max Nikias play during Carol Folt‘s tenure as USC president? He is the president emeritus and it’s been reported some of the trustees did not want him to resign last year and tried to get him to stay, which was overruled by Rick Caruso. So Nikias might still have influence and will undoubtedly have an opinion on what Folt’s doing at USC. … Continue reading Carol Folt And Ghost Of USC’s Past

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USC Morning Buzz: What Are Odds Carol Folt Makes Changes?

Can we read any tea leaves with new USC president Carol Folt on how she might deal with the dysfunctional athletic dept.? When Folt was president of North Carolina, the only athletic director was Bubba Cunningham, who was hired after the NCAA started its investigation into the athletic-academic scandal. Larry Fedora was the only football coach until being fired in November. It should also be … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: What Are Odds Carol Folt Makes Changes?

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Carol Folt On Admissions Scandal

During her press conference today, new USC president Carol Folt addressed the college admissions scandal: “We have to dig deep, and it won’t just be USC. This is going to be all our universities, and I think, especially when you get down to admissions, trust is so important. Everybody wants to believe that we are doing the right thing for bringing people to our universities. … Continue reading Carol Folt On Admissions Scandal

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Afternoon Thoughts On USC Scandals/President

New USC president Carol Folt has a lot of scandals/issues to deal with when she starts July 1. Maybe interim president Wanda Austin should do her a favor by removing some inept administrators instead. USC is a mess and it needs an outsider to come in and restore order. Hopefully, Folt will do it. And without the interference of Rick Caruso, who should probably stop … Continue reading Afternoon Thoughts On USC Scandals/President

Breaking: USC Hires New President

Carol Folt, who recently resigned as chancellor at North Carolina, was named president at USC today. Folt is no stranger to controversy.  She went along with with a controversial strategy of avoiding NCAA sanctions for North Carolina’s academic/athletic scandal. Ultimately, North Carolina avoided tough sanctions by arguing the violations did not actually break NCAA rules. More recently, Folt was involved in the “Silent Sam” controversy. … Continue reading Breaking: USC Hires New President