11th President of the University of Southern California
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C. L. Max Nikias first arrived at USC in 1991, and has served as a professor, national research center director, engineering dean, provost, and president. He serves the university as a life trustee and as its president emeritus. During his tenure as president, Nikias advanced USC’s premier academic and global standing, led a generational upgrade and expansion of both of the university’s campuses, and created college pathways for low-income students.
from the Office of the President
President Emeritus Nikias Explains the Electoral College in an International WebinarNovember 9, 2020 5:10 pm
USC President Emeritus C. L. Max Nikias, holder of the Malcolm R. Currie Chair for Technology and the Humanities, presented an explanation of America’s little understood Electoral College at a recent international webinar on the U.S. presidential election.
Nikias Highlights International Webinar Celebrating the 2,500 Year Anniversary of the Battle of SalamisOctober 1, 2020 3:38 pm
President Emeritus C. L. Max Nikias highlighted an international webinar celebrating the 2,500-year anniversary of the Battle of Salamis between Athens and the Persian Empire.
Nikias Offers Bold Predictions on the Future of Higher Education Following the PandemicAugust 28, 2020 5:01 pm
At a global webinar focusing on the future of education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Emeritus C. L. Max Nikias made several bold and passionate predictions.