Joel Ferguson

MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

There are reports that long-time Michigan State University Trustee Joel Ferguson will not be on the ballot in November.


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. 


Trustee Dianne Byrum announced Wednesday that Brianna Scott would be taking Joel Ferguson's place on the Presidential Search Committee.
Reginald Hardwick, WKAR

It's been a tumultuous month for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees. Three new trustees joined, the university president was ousted, an acting president pointed and now Trustee Brianna Scott will take Trustee Joel Ferguson’s spot on the school's Presidential Search Committee.

Larry Nassar photo
Screen shot from WDIV Live Stream / WDIV

Michigan State University Trustee Joel Ferguson is apologizing for comments he made on a radio show that some said trivialized the suffering of victims of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Katie Cook / WKAR / WKAR

Current Sports tackles the comments made by Michigan State Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Joel Ferguson, in regards to the Board supporting President Lou Anna K. Simon in wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.

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

A senior member of Michigan State University's governing board says President Lou Anna Simon won't resign due to the Larry Nassar scandal.