Whitmer told the MSU Board of Trustees that civil rights investigations relating to sexual harassment/assault "should be treated with the highest level of care and sensitivity by everyone involved, including and especially those in leadership positions," and stressed the importance of cooperating with them.
Fired MSU football coach Mel Tucker will appeal the resolution officer's decision that he violated university policy, according to a statement from his sports agent. The statement said the decision comes as “absolutely no surprise,” and is “fraught with countless factual and legal errors.”
Michigan State University board chair Rema Vassar has retained outside counsel to represent her in the ongoing investigation into who at the university may have leaked the identity of Brenda Tracy, the woman accusing fired football coach Mel Tucker of sexual harassment, according to university documents.
Fired MSU football coach Mel Tucker has been found responsible for violating the university's sexual harassment policies in his interactions with rape survivor and advocate Brenda Tracy, who was consulting for his team.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she was "alarmed" by the allegations against MSU board chair Rema Vassar and that she will be watching the Board of Trustees "closely" before taking action to remove a trustee or changing the Michigan Constitution.
US Senator Debbie Stabenow has joined the calls for the removal of Michigan State University Board Chair Rema Vassar. Stabenow said Vassar should resign immediately for the sake of the university.
The search committee tasked with helping Michigan State University select its next president has concluded its work and turned over recommendations to the board of trustees, which is tasked with making the final decision, the university’s search consultant said Tuesday.
Michigan State University’s interim president Teresa Woodruff released a brief statement Monday afternoon amid allegations that she is being bullied and usurped by board chair Rema Vassar.
The Michigan State University community was left shocked after trustee Brianna Scott called for the removal of board chair Rema Vassar in a letter Sunday night.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released a statement Monday morning responding to calls for the resignation of Michigan State University board chair Rema Vassar.
Michigan State University trustee Dennis Denno has released a statement in support of board chair Rema Vassar amid calls for her resignation.
Michigan State University board chair Rema Vassar held a dinner for donors at the interim president’s house but excluded her, according to emails newly obtained by The State News.
Faculty senate chair Jack Lipton called for "ethics reforms" the resignation of Michigan State University board chair Rema Vassar Sunday evening.