Sunday, March 26, 2023

Election 2022 - MSU Board of Trustees

Candidates for the MSU Board of Trustees will be on your ballot this November. Here’s everything you need to know before casting your vote.

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Recent Coverage


MSU presidential search to start spring 2023

The board is in conversation with Isaacson Miller, an executive search firm that has been used to find deans and administrators at MSU in the past and is currently searching for a candidate to helm MSU's Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity.


Michigan State Trustee Pat O'Keefe resigns in letter to governor's office

"It is deeply important to Governor Whitmer, both as a Spartan and as governor, that students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the public have confidence in the board," Whitmer's communications director Bobby Leddy said in a statement. "That begins with having great partners and great leadership in these positions. We will begin our search to appoint someone who will stand up for those values and move the university forward."


Stanley fallout causes emotional, tension-filled board meeting

Walking into room 401 of the Hannah Administration Building, the Board of Trustees carried the weight of no-confidence votes from the MSU community and even the university president. Trustee Brianna Scott called President Samuel L. Stanley's resignation “collateral damage” from ongoing miscommunication and distrust within the board. Board chair Dianne Byrum said she would not be rerunning for chair in 2023. 


ASMSU declares no confidence in the Board of Trustees

“Nothing is gained from a vote of no confidence. However, it sends a powerful message that we, the undergraduate community, are strongly in opposition to the current conduct of this board.” ASMSU voices its opposition to the Board of Trustees' actions and calls on members to resign.