Former Gov. John Engler will be named the interim president of Michigan State University amid the fallout over sexual assaults committed by former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a high-ranking school official involved in the board of trustees' plan said Tuesday.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is considering whether to launch an inquiry into Michigan State University in the wake of the sentencing of one of the school's sports doctors who sexually assaulted women and girls.
MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon announced her resignation Wednesday night amid growing pressure to step down in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. WKAR Intern Amanda Barberena walked the halls of MSU’s Communication Arts and Sciences building Thursday to get a few student reactions.
Michigan State University student body president Lorenzo Santavicca said the resignation of Lou Anna K. Simon is "shocking." He also said the university must worker harder on behalf of sexual assault victims.
WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talks with MSU student body president Lorenzo Santavicca about the resignation of President Lou Anna K. Simon.
Lou Anna K. Simon has resigned as President of Michigan State University. The move follows just hours after Larry Nassar was sentenced to a 40 to 175 prison term for his sexual abuse of hundreds of girls and young women over a span of two decades.