MSU Board of Trustees

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Alec Gerstenberger / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University is commissioning a new, independent report into its handling of the Nassar sexual abuse case. 

 


Samuel Stanley, Dianne Byrum
Alec Gerstenberger / WKAR-MSU

Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., a medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade, was named Tuesday as the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history.

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Amanda Barberena

Trustees at Michigan State University are holding a special meeting next week amid a search for a new president.


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.

Dianna Byrum
Abigail Censky / WKAR File Photo

John Engler is offically out at Michigan State University following a tumultuous term as the school's interim president. What does his ouster mean for the future of MSU? WKAR's Karel Vega sat down with Abigail Censky and Scott Pohl to discuss.


Current Sports | January 17, 2019

Jan 17, 2019
John Engler
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John Engler; Satish Udpa; Tom Izzo; Joshua Langford; Kyle Ahrens; James Palmer Jr.; 


Current Sports | January 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019
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John Engler; Michigan State; MSU Board of Trustees; Michigan Football; Jim Harbuagh; 


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

Wednesday will be Nancy Schlichting’s first meeting as a trustee of Michigan State University. She’ll join newly inaugurated trustees Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay.


Capitol, inauguration
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Crews in Lansing spent the weekend preparing the State Capitol for the January 1, 2019 inauguration of Governor-Elect Gretchen Whitmer and other newly elected Michigan officials.

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. 

The Michigan State  University Board of Trustees held its first meeting since the controversial decision to cut the Healing Assistance Fund. The fund earmarked $10 million for survivors of Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse to allow them to access counseling and mental health services. 


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.


WKAR Photo

Having a closed presidential search like the one Michigan State University is using is part of a growing trend, according to a journalist who reports on college presidents.


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