George Perles

George Perles
MSU Athletics

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George Perles
Michigan State University

George Perles, who played and coached football at Michigan State University and later served MSU as a Trustee, died on Tuesday.


Nancy Schlichting, second from left,  stands behind MSU Trustee Melanie Foster.  She served under a year of the remainder of George Perles' term before resigning, citing trustees unwillingness to waive privilege and conduct an independent investigation.
Alec Gerstenberger, WKAR

Nancy Schlichting has resigned from the Michigan State University Board of Trustees after serving under a year of the remaining four years of George Perles’ term. She sent a letter to Governor Gretchen Whitmer over the weekend resigning from her post citing the board's unwillingness to conduct an independent investigation of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. 


Gov. Snyder Appoints Health Exec. To MSU Board of Trustees

Dec 21, 2018
Nancy Schlichting is one of three new MSU trustees. She was appointed by former Governor Rick Snyder in December.
Office of Governor Rick Snyder

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Nancy Schlichting, a former CEO of the Henry Ford Health System, to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. 

Current State for Dec. 1-2, 2018

Dec 1, 2018

This week on Current State: Lame Duck in the legislature; An arraignment and resignation at MSU; Concerns about General Motors workers in Lansing; Mothers who take their babies to prison; How to help seniors this Christmas; MSU Basketball; Songs of the season and more. 


Perles Resigns From MSU Board Of Trustees

Nov 29, 2018
George Perles
Michigan State University

Michigan State University Trustee George Perles has resigned. The 84-year-old cited family as well as health challenges in his resignation letter to the university.


Current State for September 15-16, 2018

Sep 14, 2018

On this week's show: Michigan's Governors Race; Lawsuit alleging a 1992 sexual assault by Larry Nassar and cover-up; Political climate affecting international students at MSU; The Great American Read; "talking" sidewalks in Lansing; Archived interview with Dr. Lena Wen; the history of apples in America.


Current Sports | September 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018
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Sept. 11; Detroit Lions; New York Jets; Monday Night Football; NFL Football; Matt Patricia; Matthew Stafford; Sam Darnold; Steve Yzerman; George Perles; Mark Dantonio; Jake Hartbarger; Tyriq Thompson