Wednesday, September 23, 2020



Longest serving MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson not seeking reelection

In 2018, Ferguson received national attention for his comments during the fallout of the Larry Nassar case, saying “there’s so many more things going at the university than just this Nassar thing.” Following Nassar's sentencing and ex-MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon's resignation, he apologized to survivors for these comments.


MSU complies with federal Title IX regulations in short time frame, encourages community feedback

As for MSU's new policy, the Center for Survivors, MSU employee labor unions, MSU Human Resources, the University Committee on Faculty Affairs, Associated Students of Michigan State University, the Council of Graduate Students, the Council of Racial and Ethnic Students and many other faculty, organizations, staff and students collectively aided the process, according to the statement. 


Wilson Dining Hall to permanently close

Among other closures for the fall semester were nine Sparty’s locations and the Starbucks located at Broad Art Museum and Broad College of Business. Culinary Services will reevaluate these retail locations after the fall semester and determine if adjustments need to be made, according to the update.