University of Southern California
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Overview John R. Hubbard served as the eighth president of the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1980, during which time the university rose from 33rd to 19th in National Science Foundation rankings for federally sponsored research. During that decade, applications for admission to USC rose from 4,100 in 1970 to more than 11,000 in 1979, and the mean grade point average for admitted freshmen vaulted to 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Prior to joining USC, Hubbard served as President of Newcomb...
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Overview Steven B. Sample was the 10th President of the University of Southern California, 1991-2010. Under his leadership, USC became world-renowned in the fields of communications and multimedia technologies, developed innovative community partnerships, and improved its status as one of the country's leading research universities--going from #44 in 1999 to #26 in 2010. As a scholar and researcher, Sample received patents for digital applliance controls, particularly those found in microwave ovens. ...
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Abstract USCaleidoscope was an annual all-university open house begun in 1969 and consisted of tours, demonstrations, exhibits, lectures, performances, luncheons, and award ceremonies throught USC's schools and including both the University Park campus as well as the Medical School. An annual event that took place in the Spring, the ambitious program ceased before the 1978 season due to budget constraints. This one-box collection of records is comprised of campus memos, flyers, press announcements,...