USC and the 710 women who filed civil cases in Los Angeles Superior Court involving George Tyndall have reached a global agreement that is fair and reasonable. The $852 million settlement will end this litigation in state court. The USC Board of Trustees has ratified the settlement. (Read more)
Dear USC Community,
I am writing to let you know that the remaining litigation against USC, arising from the abuse of patients by former Student Health physician George Tyndall, has been resolved. I am deeply sorry for the pain experienced by the women who trusted him as a physician and appreciate the courage of all who came forward. (Read more)
Dear USC Community,
On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am writing to underscore the significance of today’s settlement agreement for the victims of George Tyndall and to assure you that critical steps have been taken to prevent such horrific acts from ever happening again at USC. (Read more)
Christopher Manning, an experienced leader and advocate for diversity in higher education, has been named USC’s first chief inclusion and diversity officer. As part of President Folt’s senior leadership team, Manning will have the support and the resources to build a framework for strategies, programs and initiatives that reinforce USC’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging and to address ongoing challenges of discrimination and bias. His experience will be especially helpful to USC’s Culture Journey.
In a letter addressed to the USC community, President Folt shared the six unifying values that emerged from the USC Culture Values Poll and the subsequent conversations during the town halls and discussion sessions that the university had regarding the poll results.
The USC community has been shaken by and deeply impacted by recent events around racial and economic inequity. Please join the USC Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs (CBCSA) for a university-wide dialogue on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020, at 1 pm PST for Speaking Out Loud: Enough is Enough. This forum will provide a safe space for Black students, staff, faculty, and allies to decompress and have some rich dialogue about anti-blackness and the many systemic issues that plague the Pan-African community in America.