What should USC do about its Arnold Schwarzenegger Institute?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger speaking at the lighting of the menorah at the California capitol building in Sacramento, 2012. Photo credit: Lon R. Fong/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

In the last two years, USC has been hit with scandal after scandal. The former medical school dean saw patients after smoking meth. There were decades of overlooked complaints about a campus gynecologist. Coaches took bribes to help grease the admission of rich students.

Journalist Ann Louise Bardach says there’s another scandal that needs attention: the school has an institute named after former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and there’s a full professorship attached to that. Schwarzenegger paid $20 million to have the institute named after him.