Lou Anna Simon

Former MSU President Lou Anna Simon to get an office inside newly renovated historic home

EAST LANSING - Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon will have an office inside a historic house on campus that has recently …

Michigan State University

Michigan State board hiring adviser to develop presidential search

Michigan State University's Board of Trustees announced Monday it will hire an adviser to help lay the groundwork for the search for the university's …

Michigan

Michigan State spent $500K in January to monitor social-media accounts of Larry Nassar victims, others

CLOSE<p>Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is serving long sentences for decades of sexual abuse of young gymnasts. But how did the sports doctor …

Social Media

Ex-MSU Dean Jailed; Had Video Of Nassar 'Treatment' On Computer

Charges against the former dean of Michigan State's College of Osteopathic Medicine are expected to be announced during an arraignment.<p>LANSING, MI – …

Crime

Larry Nassar’s Ex Boss Charged With Groping and Harassing Female Medical Students

The former Michigan State University dean who oversaw convicted child abuser Larry Nassar was charged with criminal sexual conduct himself Tuesday …

Crime

How #MeToo Will Change the Way Colleges Choose Presidents

A moment of silence, please, for the closed-door university presidential search, a failed experiment that’s about to draw its last breath. Cause of …

Higher Education

Michigan State still doesn’t care about victims of sexual assault

What. A. Mess.<p>At the end of January, Lou Anna K. Simon resigned from her position as the president of Michigan State University amidst the fallout …

Liberal View

We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries

Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let’s set an example for all churches to follow, bringing healing to victims …

Penn State

Here’s What Tom Izzo Had To Say About His Future In East Lansing

Mr. March had quite the declaration after the Spartans failed to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.<p>After No. 3 Michigan State was upset by No. 11 Syracuse …

College Sports

MSU T&F Grad Assistant Resigns In Protest Of Nassar Case Handling

Michigan State track and field graduate assistant Kassie Powell resigned from her position on Thursday in protest of the university's handling of the …

Track & Field

MSU: Nassar victim settlements stall amid legislation

<i>Lansing</i> — Michigan State University has been negotiating with lawyers representing victims in the civil lawsuits linked to the Larry Nassar scandal …

John Engler

Engler wants Michigan State settlement with Nassar victims "wrapped up before the semester's over"

Michigan State University Interim President John Engler says he wants to reach a legal settlement with more than 200 people who were allegedly abused …

John Engler

Faculty, students demand 'inclusive' process in search for Michigan State's next president

As Michigan State University works to stem the fallout over the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal, another challenge is waiting in the not-too-distant …

Michigan

Michigan State's problems start much higher than Larry Nassar and sports coaches

Look up, not down, in the scandal buffeting Michigan State. If the school's ongoing legal torment over Larry Nassar is at all instructional, if there is anything useful to learn from its example, it's that an organization gets into this kind of all-encompassing legal trouble not because of a single …

College Sports

Ousted, ties cut, quit: The fallout from the Larry Nassar scandal

Numerous people have been fired or forced out of jobs in the wake of the widening scandal involving once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who …

John Geddert

Alt-right attorney defends racism, homophobia, Richard Spencer

For years, Kyle Bristow has fought for racism, homophobia and the First Amendment.<p>It was Bristow, a 31-year-old attorney from Macomb County, who …

Rights & Freedoms

Dantonio says he wants to be ‘a part of the solution’ at MSU

<b>EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP)</b> — As Mark Dantonio and Michigan State began spring practice, there was no avoiding the questions the school and his football …

Mark Dantonio

Feds sending more investigators to MSU's campus

The federal government is sending another wave of investigators to Michigan State University to look into the university's handling of the Larry …

Detroit

These High-Profile Men Have All Been Fired Since the Harvey Weinstein News Broke

We’re thankful for the #MeToo campaign.<p><i>Updated on January 26, 2018, with additional reporting by Laurel Pantin.</i><p>It started with Harvey Weinstein. Each …

Leon Wieseltier

Uncertainty swirls around scandal-marred Michigan State

Nothing has changed since the season started. Michigan State remains a favorite to win the national championship.<p>But everything has changed since the …

College Sports

MSU to pay former chief justice $640 an hour for legal work

Michigan State University will pay former Michigan Chief Justice Bob Young $640 per hour for work he does handling the university's response to …

John Engler

U.S. bill aims to hold college presidents accountable for sexual misconduct investigations

Three U.S. Senators introduced a bill last week that would hold federally funded college and university presidents accountable for campus sexual …

Penn State

Michigan State faculty grapple with next steps following no confidence vote

Michigan State University's Faculty Senate grappled Tuesday with how to move forward after overwhelmingly approving a vote of no confidence in the …

Vietnam War

MSU to bring in retired Michigan chief justice to handle conduct investigations

Michigan State University will bring in former Michigan Chief Justice Bob Young Jr. to help as it deals with multiple investigations into its …

John Engler

Engler’s first moves costly at MSU

In just 12 days as interim president, John Engler made five high-level appointments and added three major contracts as he attempts to move Michigan …

John Engler

Northwestern warned its fans not to taunt Michigan State about Larry Nassar

Northwestern administrators went to unusual lengths before Saturday’s basketball game against Michigan State to prevent fans from making any …

College Sports

Cain: MSU, sex assaults weigh on Gretchen Whitmer as she runs for governor

It is the elephant in the room for anyone seeking to replace Rick Snyder. And, regardless of anyone’s view of her policies or politics, Democratic …

Detroit

MSU board battles critics over Nassar fallout

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Title IX

MSU hires firm with reported Weinstein ties

Michigan State University is bringing in a Harvard-educated lawyer with roots in Detroit and Southfield to lead the effort to speed up Title IX …

John Engler

USA Gymnastics Alleges Olympian Maroney Was Only One Who Signed Non-Disclosure In Nassar Case

<b>LANSING, Mich. (AP)</b> — USA Gymnastics told Congress it has not used non-disclosure agreements in investigations except in the case of Olympic gold …

USA Gymnastics