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MSU professor David Foran resigns after sexual harassment investigation

July 14, 2021
<p>Teal ribbons were displayed on trees outside of the East Lansing Public Library prior to President Samuel Stanley Jr. speaking about sexual assault on Oct. 8, 2019.</p>

Teal ribbons were displayed on trees outside of the East Lansing Public Library prior to President Samuel Stanley Jr. speaking about sexual assault on Oct. 8, 2019.

Photo by Lauren DeMay | The State News

Michigan State University professor David Foran has officially resigned after a university investigation concluded he sexually harassed four students. 

A university spokesperson confirmed Foran officially resigned before the university had the opportunity to officially fire him. 

According to the Lansing State Journal, Foran made sexual advances on four female students and “also was found to have retaliated against at least one woman for participating in the OIE, or Office of Institutional Equity, investigation.”

During the investigation, Foran was put on leave, and later MSU President Samuel Stanley Jr. agreed to move forward with the official decision to fire Foran after the committee's approval, according to the LSJ article.

Before the university was able to do so, Foran resigned as of June 3. 

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