University of Southern California athletic director Pat Haden will retire on June 30, ending his guidance of the Trojans through a tumultuous period in the school's history.
USC President Max Nikias made the announcement Friday. He also said Haden will start a one-year job guiding the renovation of the Coliseum after he retires.
"Pat has accomplished USC's objectives here through his distinct blend of integrity, energy, wisdom, and character," Nikias said in a letter announcing the decision.
Haden has run USC's athletic department for 5 1/2 years, taking over from Mike Garrett in 2010 with a primary mandate to lead the Trojans through a multiyear stretch...