Larry Nassar Updates

Larry Nassar, a former employee of Michigan State University, was convicted Nov. 22, 2017, of seven felony counts of criminal sexual conduct In Ingham County Circuit Court. Full Background >

 

Interim President Engler: Letter to MSU Community, Feb. 13, 2018

On this second day of my second week as interim president, I think it is important to address several matters many of you have raised with me...

 

Statement on Nassar's Eaton County sentencing, Feb. 5, 2018

Larry Nassar’s final sentencing today on state criminal sexual conduct charges brings the criminal proceedings to a close...

 

Interim President Engler: Statement on accepting responsibility as interim president, Jan. 31, 2018

It is humbling to accept this interim president position in these difficult times for my beloved alma mater MSU...

 

Board Chair: Letter to MSU Community, Jan. 26, 2018

Today, the Board of Trustees met to take important actions to begin a new day at MSU...

 

Statement on Nassar's Ingham County sentencing, Jan. 24, 2018

Larry Nassar’s sentencing today on state criminal sexual conduct charges represents another important step toward justice...

 

President Simon: Letter to MSU Community, Jan. 19, 2018

With several events related to the terrible crimes committed by former MSU physician Larry Nassar in the news, I want to describe what we are doing to address the issues arising from this matter and, more importantly, the steps we are taking to support his victims, create the safest campus environment possible, and do our utmost to prevent something such as this from ever happening again...

 

President Simon: Statement on Letter to Attorney General, Jan. 19, 2018

The testimony of Nassar’s victims this week made many of us, including me, listen to the survivors and the community in a different way...

 

Statement on victim impact statements in Ingham County

Many at MSU, including President Simon and Board of Trustee Chairperson Brian Breslin, have been viewing the brave women who have come forward to tell their stories at Larry Nassar’s sentencing hearing. Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for Nassar’s victims...

 

National organizations selected to oversee Healing Assistance Fund, Jan. 11, 2018

Michigan State University has selected the Commonwealth Mediation and Conciliation Inc. (CMCI) and the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) to help facilitate access to counseling and mental health services for the victims of former MSU physician Larry Nassar under the MSU Healing Assistance Fund...

 

President Simon: Letter to the MSU Community, Dec. 15, 2017

Last week, former MSU physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison; he will spend the rest of his life behind bars. The sentence for possession of child pornography is the first of what I hope will be many lengthy prison sentences...

 

President Simon: Remarks to Board of Trustees, Dec. 15, 2017

I am truly sorry for the abuse you suffered, the pain it caused, and the pain it continues to cause today. I am sorry a physician who called himself a Spartan so utterly betrayed your trust and everything this university stands for...

 

Message from MSU Board of Trustees on Dec. 15, 2017

We are deeply saddened by the stories of abuse that led to this moment and grateful for the courage the victims showed in coming forward...

 

Statement on Nassar's federal sentencing, Dec. 7, 2017

Nassar’s behavior was deeply disturbing and repugnant, as the state and federal criminal charges that he has been convicted of show...

 

Statement on Nassar’s convictions in Ingham and Eaton counties, Nov. 29, 2017

The convictions of Larry Nassar on Nov. 22 in Ingham County and Nov. 29 in Eaton County on state criminal sexual conduct charges represent another important step toward justice for the victims...

 

Response to plaintiffs’ Nov. 22 press conference

As they have done before, today the plaintiffs’ attorneys have made accusations against the university claiming it is engaged in a ‘cover up of misconduct by university administrators.’ The university unequivocally denies this accusation...

 

Statements on Nassar’s federal plea deal, July 11, 2017

As the plea agreement reached July 11 on the federal charges facing former MSU doctor Larry Nassar shows, his behavior was deeply disturbing and repugnant...

 

President Simon: Letter to the MSU Community on Sexual Assault, April 26, 2017

Dear MSU community member: As we approach the end of the school year, you likely are continuing to see media stories or comments related to the issue of sexual assault at MSU, either surrounding former MSU doctor Larry Nassar or allegations made against members of the MSU football program...

 

President Simon: Remarks to Board of Trustees on Larry Nassar Investigation, April 13, 2017

As victims continue to come forward to police regarding former MSU doctor Larry Nassar, I want to provide an update on our response to this critical situation...

 

Message from MSU Board of Trustees on April 13, 2017

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees is being regularly briefed on the allegations of sexual assault concerning former MSU doctor Larry Nassar...

 

President Simon: Message to MSU Community on Larry Nassar Investigation, February 22, 2017

Our hearts continue to go out to those most directly affected as additional state charges are announced against former MSU employee Larry Nassar...

 

MSU Police Chief James Dunlap: Remarks From Press Conference, February 22, 2017

I want to sincerely thank the Attorney General, Assistant Attorneys General Angela Povilaitis and Robyn Liddell and MSU Police D/Sgt. Andrea Munford for their dedication and countless hours in investigating and preparing the Larry Nassar cases for prosecution...

 

President Simon: Remarks to Board of Trustees on Sexual Assault, February 17, 2017

MSU is currently dealing with several unrelated issues of sexual assault or harassment that people might associate together, because they’ve come to light at about the same time...

 

Message from MSU Board of Trustees on Feb. 17, 2017

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees is deeply concerned about the allegations of sexual assault against former MSU doctor Larry Nassar connected to his work at MSU...

 

President Simon: Letter to the MSU Community on Larry Nassar Investigation, February 3, 2017

Dear MSU community member: You may have read media stories or comments related to former MSU doctor Larry Nassar, the sexual assault allegations against him, and his work at MSU and other organizations. You will undoubtedly see more. This situation is still unfolding as allegations continue to emerge regarding Nasser’s criminal and repugnant behavior...