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Sept. 18, 2023: MSU athletic director issues statement on employment status of Mel Tucker

Michigan State University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Alan Haller today released the following statement regarding the employment status of Mel Tucker: 

“I, with the support of administration and board, have provided Mel Tucker with written notice of intent to terminate his contract for cause. This notification process is required as part of his existing contract. The notice provides Tucker with seven calendar days to respond and present reasons to me and the interim president as to why he should not be terminated for cause.

“This action does not conclude the ongoing Office for Civil Rights case; that rigorous process will continue.”

A copy of Tucker’s most recent contract, as well as a copy of the notice of intent sent to Tucker today are available below. 

Notice and most recent contract