Gen. Robert Caslen

USC Board of Trustees vote on Presidential search scheduled for today cancelled

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — A vote scheduled to take place today on the University of South Carolina’s new president will not take place. On Thursday, Trustee Charles Williams filed a restraining order saying he and the other trustees received three days notice for a possible meeting.  South Carolina law says they need at least five days in order for a…

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin “Governor should immediately rescind his demand” that USC trustees vote on President

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin announced that he, along with several state lawmakers, USC faculty, and students will hold a press conference today asking USC’S board of trustees not to vote on candidate Robert Caslen.    A member of the USC Board of Trustees, Charles Williams, tells ABC Columbia News that Governor Henry McMaster reached out to him…

USC Student Government responds to Governor’s calls for vote on new School President

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The University of South Carolina’s Student Government body is responding to news that Governor Henry McMaster wants to have a vote Friday on the school’s new President.   A member of the USC Board of Trustees, Charles Williams, tells ABC Columbia News that McMaster reached out to him and others on the board, in an effort…

USC trustee says Gov. McMaster wants to hold presidential vote Friday

He says the Governor reached out to him and other trustees last week to schedule the vote

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –At the end of the week, there may be a vote on a new President at the University of South Carolina. A member of the USC Board of Trustees says that Governor Henry McMaster (R-SC) wants to have a vote on Friday on whether General Robert Caslen will be named as the school’s new leader. Charles Williams,…