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A Michigan State University trustee has been charged with assault following a dispute over a referee's calls during a girls' basketball tournament.

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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.


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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.

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Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday at 4:00 p.m. on 90.5 WKAR-FM, our entire Current State broadcast will focus on the moment of reckoning at Michigan State University.

Current Sports | January 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018
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Michigan State University; Mark Hollis; Brian Breslin; Brian Mosallam; Lou Anna K. Simon; Lorenzo Santavicca

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says her agency is investigating the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal and will hold Michigan State University accountable for any violations of federal law.

Michigan State University has named its vice president to serve as acting president in the wake of Lou Ann Simon's resignation over the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

MSU Students React To President Simon's Resignation

Jan 25, 2018
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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.

 

 

 

 

Current Sports | January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018
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Michigan State University; Lou Anna K. Simon; Larry Nassar; Marie Anderson; Sue Carter; Michigan State Gymnastics

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In another fallout from the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, Sue Carter, the Faculty Athletic Representative at Michigan State University resigned from her position. 


Some published reports say three former Michigan governors are being considered as interim leaders of Michigan State University.

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Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon's resignation is being welcomed in the Legislature, where pressure had been building for her to step down or be ousted by the university's board of trustees.

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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. 


Lou Anna K. Simon Resigns From MSU

Jan 25, 2018
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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.

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The Detroit Free Press reports that Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon plans to step down from her position on Thursday

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