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Michigan State approves $500 million bond for settlement

Michigan State University’s governing board rejected an effort to oust the school’s interim president Friday as trustees met to discuss how to pay for a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Michigan State trustee calls for school president to resign

Two Michigan State University board trustees are calling for interim school president John Engler to resign immediately, joining a chorus of sexual assault survivors of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and top legislators who say the campus community cannot heal until Engler steps down.

Nassar victim: Michigan State leader offered secret payoff

A sexual assault victim of former sports doctor Larry Nassar says Michigan State University interim president John Engler offered her a secret payoff to settle a lawsuit against the university. Eighteen-year-old Kaylee Lorincz confronted Engler during a highly charged board meeting Friday. She says Engler and his special counsel offered her $250,000 while her attorney was not present. Engler didn’t immediately respond to her comments.

Michigan State faculty moving ahead with no-confidence vote

Michigan State University faculty are moving ahead with a motion to hold a no-confidence vote on the school’s board of trustees in response to the board’s decision to hire former Gov. John Engler as interim president.