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USC President Left With $7.7M After Medical Scandal

Max Nikias stepped down in 2018, accused of ignoring complaints about gynecologist

(Newser) - Max Nikias, who was president of the University of Southern California during what the US Department of Education called the school's "complete failure to protect students," left his job with nearly $7.7 million in total compensation. Nikias left his post in August 2018 , after a scandal... More »

Ex-USC Gynecologist Charged With 16 Sexual Assaults

Investigation into George Tyndall's alleged actions is continuing

(Newser) - A former campus gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday in the sexual assaults of 16 patients at the campus student health center, authorities said. Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of a Los Angeles police investigation for more than a year after patients claimed sexual... More »

USC's Own Report Suggested Gynecologist Preyed on Students

But school did not fire George Tyndall, reports Los Angeles Times

(Newser) - The University of Southern California didn't fire a campus health clinic gynecologist accused of abusing hundreds of women , even after the school's own team of medical experts found evidence of the crimes as well as signs of "psychopathy." That's according to internal university records obtained... More »

What Cops Say They Found in Ex-USC OB-GYN's Storage Unit

Allegedly, photos of naked women who appeared to be in an exam room

(Newser) - Inside the storage unit of the ex-USC gynecologist accused of molesting hundreds of students, cops say they found what the Los Angeles Times calls a "trove of homemade pornography," as well as nude photos of women in what appeared to be a medical exam room. George Tyndall, who... More »

USC President Steps Down Over Gynecologist Scandal

CL Max Nikias has served in the role since 2010

(Newser) - University of Southern California President CL Max Nikias stepped down Tuesday in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving a campus gynecologist in which school administrators faced criticism they ignored decades of complaints. Nikias had been president since 2010; his $3 million in pay, bonuses, and benefits in 2015 made... More »

USC President Is Quitting Over Gynecologist Scandal

C.L. Max Nikias stepping down amid accusations school did not stop abusive doctor

(Newser) - The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a raging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist who is accused of conducting inappropriate exams for decades. The university's board has "agreed to begin an orderly transition and commence the process of selecting a... More »

Outrage Grows Over USC's Gynecologist Sex Abuse Scandal

Dr. George Tyndall accused of rampant sexual abuse of patients

(Newser) - Outrage is growing at the University of Southern California, where 200 faculty members on Tuesday called for the university's president, CL Max Nikias, to step down over the university's handling of sexual abuse allegations against a former campus health clinic gynecologist. At least eight complaints were made against... More »

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