Norman Topping

Emil Seletz, dedicated January 2010, in front of the Campus Center. Consultant R. Seletz MD. This bronze bust originally stood in the lobby of the Norman Topping Student Center building.

Text from two plaques on the bust: "The University of Southern Calfiornia thanks the Class of 1959 for prpoviding the funds to rededicate this monument with special thanks to lead donors, Anthony Allen, Garry Short." and "'Create a world that is human and sane, where life is precious and neighbors are trusted - a world so improved you can tell your children you did something to elevate rather than lower the human condition.' Norman Hawkins Topping, M. D. Seventh President of USC, 1958-1970/Chancellor, 1971-1980. Rededicated by the Class of 1959 in honor of its 50th Reunion and the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Topping's first year as president of USC."


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