11th President of the University of Southern California
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During Dr. Nikias’ tenure as president, USC is emerging as a global research university with an undisputed academically-elite status, due to a number of strategic initiatives that include: recruiting a cadre of transformative, world-class faculty and accelerating the expansion of the university’s academic medical enterprise; broadening USC’s international presence; dramatically improving the breadth and quality of its outstanding student body; improving the university’s infrastructure, including the development of the USC Village; and aggressively advancing the largest fundraising campaign in the history of higher education.
from the Office of the President
Rep. Steny Hoyer praises USC’s efforts to boost Los Angeles biotech industryAugust 27, 2015 4:21 pmRep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland made USC one of his key stops during a visit to Los Angeles this week. Hoyer, the second-ranking member of Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives, joined USC President C. L. Max Nikias, Provost Michael Quick, Senior Vice President of University Relations Thomas S. Sayles and Provost Professors Andy McMahon and Ray Stevens — director of The Bridge Institute — for breakfast at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research. The group discussed…
Class of 2019 welcomed at New Student Convocation ceremonyAugust 25, 2015 12:04 pmAt a university steeped in traditions, this is the one that gets everything started: the Fall New Student Convocation. Take a look at some of the sights captured around campus during welcome week here.
President Nikias speaks to NBC Los Angeles’ Conan NolanJuly 7, 2015 10:21 amOn July 5, NBC Los Angeles aired veteran reporter Conan Nolan’s interview with USC President C. L. Max Nikias. The two covered a broad range of topics including biotechnology, USC Village, President Nikias’ vision for USC and the overall state of higher education.