Lou Anna K. Simon

John Engler photo
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Michigan State University interim president John Engler plans to testify before a US Senate committee investigating the Larry Nassar case next Tuesday. 


Current Sports | June 6, 2018

Jun 6, 2018
Josh King, Demetric Vance, and Donnie Corley
MSU Football

Lou Anna K. Simon Testimony; Larry Nassar; John Engler; Demetric Vance; Donnie Corley; Josh King

Lou Anna Simon
Screen shot from C-SPAN

Former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon appeared Tuesday under subpoena in front of a Senate subcommittee about how the handling of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation. Click on this story to hear Simon's Opening and Closing remarks and some exchanges with Senators during the hearing.


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The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that he instructed her and others to keep quiet after she informed him of athletes' claims.

C-SPAN

Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon appears Tuesday to answer questions from a U.S. Senate panel.


Teresa A. Sullivan
University of Virginia

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has hired a university president as an adviser to assist in its own search for a new, permanent president. 

 

 

Lou Anna K. Simon
Michigan State University

MLive reports that former Michigan State University president Lou Anna K. Simon will testify before a U.S. Senate committee investigating how the school investigated abuse by former physician Larry Nassar.

Current Sports | May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018
Shaquille O'Neal
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NBA on TNT; Michigan State Athletics Internal Auditing; NPR Kevin Blackistone and David Greene Interview

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Audits show Michigan State University's former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren't adequately following the school's financial procedures.

MSU Administration Building
WKAR photo

Michigan State University's former president Lou Anna Simon will have an office in a newly renovated campus building after resigning in the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

Courtesy MSU College of Music

Last August, some MSU graduates assembled for a concert focusing on women-centric music and poetry. The group calls themselves MIrabai and today, International Women's Day, their Ecstatic Songs is released. WKAR's Jamie Paisley spoke to Dr. Sandra Snow about the project.
 


Mitch Lyons and Joel Ferguson photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

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.


Rick Snyder
WKAR-MSU

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 sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

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.

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