Incident 7438 - Resolved

Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Specific Discipline: Geoscience
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Honor Revoked; Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: "Name
Thomas Vogel
Position
Professor
Department
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Still employed?
Emeritus
Date of final report
10-Feb-17
Offense
Sexual assault
Punishment
Retired before report made"

"Four retired professors and administrators were allowed to keep their honorary “emeritus” titles despite being found to have violated policies on sexual misconduct by OIE investigators.

James Kielbaso and Thomas Vogel had emeritus standing prior to the OIE reports being made. "

"The university is currently in the process of revoking the honor from Vogel, a professor emeritus in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences."

"According to an investigation conducted by the Lansing State Journal, Thomas Vogel, a former professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Charles Steinfield, a former professor in the Department of Media and Information, were stripped of their emeritus titles following a recommendation by the university committee on faculty affairs."
Last updated: Jul 16, 2021 8:20 pm