Dr. Pastides Retirement in 2019
It was announced this morning in Columbia that Dr. Harris Pastides will step down from his role at the university. Dr. and Mrs. Pastides shared this news with the Columbia campus early this morning. After serving for 10 years as president, he will step down in July, 2019.
Dr. Jordan shared that as Chancellor of USC Aiken, Dr. Pastides has been a supporter of the universities and colleges in the USC system and a trusted advocate for higher education in the state. "Dr. Pastides’ accomplishments as President have been far-reaching and numerous. I’ll always be grateful for the support he has shown me and the USC Aiken university over the years. I wish Harris and Patricia all the best as he retires."