Lou Anna Simon

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An Eaton County judge has cleared former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon of all criminal charges in a case related to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. 

 


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Attorneys for former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon announced Thursday that they’ll file a motion to quash another Eaton County judge’s decision that ordered Simon to face trial in circuit court.


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On Thursday, Michigan State University was fined $4.5 million by the US Department of Education for failing to protect students from sexual harassment and abuse. It’s the largest fine ever issued by the Department for not complying with a federal law that requires clear and prompt reporting of crimes that endanger students. WKAR’s Abigail Censky and Mary Ellen Pitney talked about the report's findings on Friday's Morning Edition


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The Education Department fining Michigan State University $4.5 million for failing to respond to sexual assault complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest fallout from the scandal that has rocked the school for more than three years.

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Michigan State University says its chief academic officer has resigned after the school was fined $4.5 million in a federal investigation into how it handled sexual harassment and assault complaints.


Former MSU President Simon To Retire Aug. 31

Jul 30, 2019
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Michigan State University

Michigan State University has announced that former president Lou Anna Simon will retire effective August 31, ending a 45-year career. She will receive $2.45 million in three payments.


Lou Anna Simon, Eaton County Court, 2019
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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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It will be at least two months before we know whether former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon will go to trial in connection with the Larry Nassar case. After closing statements, Eaton County Judge Julie Reincke allowed up to nine weeks for review of transcripts and briefs before her decision. 

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An Eaton County judge may decide Tuesday whether former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon will face a trial.  Simon is accused of lying about when she knew of Larry Nassar’s sexual misconduct. 

 


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Former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon was back in court in Eaton County Tuesday for the continuation of her preliminary exam. 

 


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