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USC faculty call on President Nikias to resign

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 11:  School President of USC CL Max Nikias attends The University Of Southern California's Commencement Ceremony at Alumni Park at USC on May 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 11: School President of USC CL Max Nikias attends The University Of Southern California's Commencement Ceremony at Alumni Park at USC on May 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images)
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Two hundred USC faculty signed a letter on Tuesday that said President C.L. Max Nikias has mishandled investigations of abuse by USC faculty members. Faculty said Nikias has "lost the moral authority" to lead the university and should resign.