Thanks to Michigan State University’s botched handling of the Larry Nassar sexual-abuse scandal, a push to change the way trustees are selected to govern Michigan’s Big Three universities is gathering momentum.
During a 20-minute Saturday press briefing, Attorney General Bill Schuette promised an "independent, thorough and prompt investigation" of Michigan State University's handling of the 20 years of abuse Larry Nassar perpetrated on on at least 160 young women and girls.
No wonder the special investigator hired by Michigan State University failed to find any culpability on the part of school officials in the serial molestation of young girls and women by a physician on the MSU payroll.
House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt) today called on Michigan State University (MSU) Pres
Flint and up to four other Michigan communities with high child poverty rates could become “promise zones” to provide local students with tuition-free college under legislation sent Wednesday to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.
Decades ago, many Michigan young adults financed a college education without loans or help from their parents.
It's something that Baby Boomers and senior citizens brag about now, as Millennials graduate college with an average of $30,000 in student debt.
This college town and its university have forged a tight bond, working together on everything from the arts to public safety. East Lansing’s letterhead proudly proclaims the city “the Home of Michigan State University.”
Michigan State University offered to pay East Lansing $10 million if the city agreed to pull an income tax proposal from its November ballot.
East Lansing declined the July 21 proposal and made a counter-offer: $100 million.