Pastides Reelected Consortium Board Chair
University of South Carolina (USC) President Harris Pastides has been reelected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors. Pastides began his third term on January 1, 2019.
Pastides, who has been the USC president since 2008, earned his master’s in public health and Ph.D. in epidemiology from Yale University. Before becoming USC president, he served as dean of the university’s Arnold School of Public Health and as vice president for Research and Health Sciences. Pastides serves on many local, state, national, and international boards, including the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities and the Fulbright Faculty Programs.
The Consortium’s Board of Directors is composed of the chief executive officers of its member institutions – USC, Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, S.C. State University, and The Citadel.