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Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

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


Dianne Byrum and Samuel Stanley photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

The president of Michigan State University says several racially-charged incidents have produced what he calls “a very difficult week.”


Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D.
Michigan State University

Michigan State University's Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D. the 21st president of MSU during a special meeting on Tuesday morning. His term begins August 1, 2019.


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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel held her first public briefing on Thursday. She briefed reporters on three major investigations that were passed to her from her Republican predecessor, former Attorney General Bill Schuette, including the state’s investigation into Michigan State University’s internal handling of the Larry Nassar scandal.  


Acting President Satish Udpa presides over his first MSU Board of Trustees meeting. He began with an apology to survivors of Larry Nassar's abuse.
Abigail Censky, WKAR

Friday the Michigan State University Board of Trustees met for the first time since Interim President and former Governor, John Engler was ousted in early January.  Acting President Satish Udpa began his first official MSU board meeting with an apology.


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

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees today elected Dianne Byrum to serve as chairperson for the next two years. She got five votes to three for fellow Democrat Brian Mossalam. Republican Dan Kelly was elected vice chair.

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.


Democratic Candidates Win 2 Seats on MSU Board of Trustees

Nov 8, 2018
Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
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As of Wednesday at 9:00 p.m., the two Democratic candidates for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees appear to have edged out their Republican rivals. 

Latest Results: MSU & Local School Trustees Results

Nov 8, 2018
Mike Miller, Dave Dutch, Brianna Scott, Kelly Tebay
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FINAL MSU RESULTS: Wednesday 9:00 p.m.

With more than 7 million votes cast, it appears Brianna Scott and Kelly Tebay, the Democratic candidates for the MSU Board of Trustees will defeat their GOP opponents Dave Dutch and Mike Miller.

Off the Record: Tim Skubick
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EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The major party candidates for Trustee of Michigan State University and for Secretary of State have agreed to debate on upcoming episodes of Off the Record, Michigan’s only weekly statewide political analysis television show. 

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