campus sexual assault

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The newest Michigan State University trustee says she will personally review documents that have been withheld from investigators probing the Larry  Nassar scandal.


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Almost two-thirds of female undergraduates at Michigan State University say they were sexually harassed in the 2018 academic year.  That’s according to an independent survey of the campus climate at MSU. 

 


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New Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. is scheduling meetings with sexual abuse survivors. MSU’s Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Expert Advisory Group is initially planning three meetings.


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UPDATED at 12:30 p.m.: A judge has ordered a former Michigan State University dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar to serve up to a year in jail.


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Michigan State University is hosting a conference to train more than 100 police and prosecutors from around the Midwest on ways to improve sexual assault investigations.


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A decision on whether former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon will stand trial is on hold for at least two months. 


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A former Michigan State University student argues his rights were violated when he was not allowed to directly question the woman who accused him of sexual assault. 

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A U.S. Education report is blasting Michigan State University's handling of sexual assaults related to the investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar and other campus crime.

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned ex-sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said Wednesday.

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Investigations conducted by Michigan State University and the University of Michigan found that a political science professor sexually harassed graduate students.

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Two current Michigan State University Trustees and the two who were elected to take office in January are criticizing interim President John Engler for closing a fund set up to aid Larry Nassar sexual assault survivors.


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Ingham County Circuit Judge Joyce Draganchuk will allow some new testimony when former MSU Osteopathic Medicine Dean William Strampel is tried for felony misconduct and misdemeanor sexual assault.


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Records show that Michigan State University has seen an increase in reports of sexual misconduct and officials are taking longer to investigate those reports.

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Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential impact on assault victims. It’s being reported that the Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is concerned that accused parties are treated unfairly under current rules.

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Larry Nassar's attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession.

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