The search for the next president of the University of South Carolina has been underway since Harris Pastides announced his retirement last October. The university has spent nearly $137,000 on its search for Pastides’ replacement, and the process has been fraught with controversy among USC students, faculty and staff.
Many questions linger about the process: What drove students to protest in the spring? Will USC continue the search? And why is Gov. Henry McMaster pressuring USC’s board of trustees to vote on former West Point superintendent Robert L. Caslen?
Join The State’s higher education reporter Lucas Daprile on tomorrow for an on-the-record Q&A about the highs and lows of USC’s presidential search. You can chat with other members of the community about the ongoing story, and learn more about Daprile’s conversations with students and faculty, the board of trustees, Pastides and Caslen.
When: Thursday, July 11 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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