MSU Board of Trustees

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. 

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. 

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.

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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.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Do not expect town halls or open interviews with the candidates for Michigan State University's next president. A memo issued Wednesday said the process will be kept private. At least one campus group urging transparency after the Larry Nassar scandal criticized that decision.

New Michigan State University President Job Description Released

Nov 5, 2018
MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees Presidential Search Committee has finalized the position description for the next MSU president. 

Mike Miller, Dave Dutch
Campaign websites

Two Democrats and two Republicans are vying for two seats on the board of the MSU Trustees. Today we speak with Republican candidates Mike Miller and Dave Dutch.

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Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State University College of Law will be fully integrated into MSU over the next year and a half.

MSU Trustees Dianne Byrum (L) and Melanie Foster will be leading the search for the next university president.
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University has hired a woman and minority-owned firm to lead the search for a new president. Storbeck/Pimental and Associates has helped presidential searches at schools like Wayne State in Detroit, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Florida State, the University of Pittsburgh, and Oklahoma.