There was big news coming out of Columbia, S.C., Wednesday night.
After a five-day period where so much has happened concerning University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen, it finally came to a head on Wednesday. The University’s Board of Trustees officially accepted his resignation.
Read the tweet and an official statement from the school below.
Wow. @UofSC President Bob Caslen has resigned following a tumultuous weekend in which he plagiarized parts of his speech and uttered “University of California” during his commencement address. @HarrisPastides returns to his old role as interim president. pic.twitter.com/vAj1zZPNyD
— Avery Wilks (@AveryGWilks) May 12, 2021
On Tuesday, Clemson added to some of the bad vibes when the Tigers beat the Gamecocks, 7-2, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, hurting the Gamecocks chances at hosting an NCAA Tournament Regional later this month.