Samuel L. Stanley Jr.

On May 28, 2019, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees unanimously voted to name Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., as the 21st president of MSU. His term begins August 1, 2019.

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Michigan State University will not raise tuition or housing fees in 2021.  The decision comes as MSU tries to stave off a steep projected revenue shortfall.   

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Top officials at Michigan State University are taking temporary pay cuts as part of MSU’s response to the financial impact of COVID-19.

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The search for a new provost at Michigan State University continues despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The provost is the university’s top academic officer.

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Michigan State University will announce details this week about the upcoming search for a new provost.

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Susan Packard is the 2019 Michigan State University Homecoming Grand Marshal. The MSU alum told WKAR that she will be watching closely the actions of MSU's new president Samuel Stanley, Jr. She also shared some of her secrets to success featured in her books New Rules of the Game and Fully Human.

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New Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. is scheduling meetings with sexual abuse survivors. MSU’s Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Expert Advisory Group is initially planning three meetings.

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Classes begin this week at Michigan State University, just a few weeks after the arrival of MSU’s new president. Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. talks with WKAR's Scott Pohl about a variety of subjects, including his observation of the Larry Nassar scandal from his previous job at Stony Brook University, why he wanted to come to East Lansing, big time college athletics, and more.

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Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. has appointed two people to advise him on dealing with relationship violence and sexual misconduct.

Samuel L. Stanley Jr, MD is Michigan State University's 21st president. MSU’s rich land grant heritage attracted President Stanley to MSU at this crucial time in its history.

Samuel Stanley, Dianne Byrum
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Today is the first day on the job for Michigan State University’s new president. Samuel Stanley Jr. was unanimously chosen to be MSU’s next president by Trustees on May 28. He comes to MSU from Stony Brook University in New York where he served as president since 2009.