higher education

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(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to address campus sexual misconduct have stalled in the state Senate. The bills are the Legislature’s response to Michigan State University’s handling of the sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and complaints about sexual misconduct on college campuses. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will roll out bills Monday designed to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses. It’s part of the Legislature’s initial response to issues at Michigan State University. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) State Attorney General Bill Schuette says the special prosecutor looking into MSU’s handling of abuse allegations is independent of his office. But, that’s not what the contract says. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are considering a proposal to change how the state selects the governing bodies of three of its major universities. 

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Former state House Speaker Chuck Perricone says perception is reality in politics and in any crisis. He says that’s why Michigan State University trustees should step aside – at least for now.


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