Wednesday, June 18, 2014

TUSCRI – The Insider’s Perspective

By now, everyone has heard that The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is in talks to be acquired by the University of Southern California (USC). There has been rampant speculation on the Internet that this is all about TSRI’s funding problems and USC’s goal of improving its own US News rankings. Some have even speculated that TSRI is incorporated in England, and USC will receive incredible tax breaks following the merger. I’m here to tell you this is all false.