Michigan State University Headlines

  • Engler: Michigan State regrets response to rape lawsuit

    Interim Michigan State University President John Engler said Friday that he regrets the school's response to a woman filing a federal rape lawsuit against the university. Engler said the school "provided an unnecessary amount of detail" when issuing a statement and acknowledged that some...

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  • Engler: Michigan State regrets response to rape lawsuit

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Interim Michigan State University President John Engler says he regrets the school's response to a woman filing a federal rape lawsuit against the university. Engler said Friday that the school "provided an unnecessary amount of detail" - a response that he added was viewed by some ...

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  • Attorneys for plaintiff criticize Michigan State's statement

    Attorneys for the woman suing Michigan State University over the school's response to an alleged sexual assault involving three former basketball players in 2015 sharply criticized the school on Thursday. "Our client did not report what happened in the first place because she was afraid of the retaliation if she ...

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  • Bill cuts aid to colleges that don't meet post-Nassar rules

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A budget bill advancing in Michigan would cut universities' funding by 10 percent if they don't comply with new proposed requirements prompted by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case at Michigan State University. A state House panel unanimously approved the spending measure Thursday, a day after ...

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  • Michigan State says Counseling Center acted appropriately

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University says the woman accusing three former basketball players of a 2015 sexual assault was treated appropriately by the school's Counseling Center, and the school says it has found no evidence that she was discouraged from making a Title IX complaint or a ...

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  • Lawsuit alleges rape by 3 Michigan State players

    A woman who attends Michigan State University filed a federal lawsuit against the school Monday alleging that three former men's basketball players sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment in 2015 and that she was discouraged from reporting what happened. The woman and players are not named in the suit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. It seeks compensatory and punitive damages. Michigan State has been rocked for months by a...

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