Incidents at Michigan State University

Total: 13


Incident 8360

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physiology, Life Sciences
Specific Discipline: Physiology
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: Suspended without pay for 6 weeks
Last updated: Jun 27, 2019 7:25 pm

Incident 7439

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Dean
Discipline: Medicine and Health Sciences, Osteopathic Medicine
Specific Discipline: Osteopathic Medicine
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Criminal Plea / Conviction, No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Fired, found guilty of multiple counts by jury in June, 2019
Last updated: Jun 12, 2019 5:37 pm

Incident 8119

Status: Ongoing
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Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category:
Specific Outcome: Investigation ongoing and accused used his position as journal article to write a rebuttal
Last updated: May 28, 2019 1:14 pm

Incident 8174

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Political Science, Government
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Retired
Specific Outcome: Found to have sexually harassed graduate students. Retired from MSU Jan 1 2019
Last updated: Jun 4, 2019 6:35 pm

Incident 8224

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Vice President of Alumni Relations and Executive Director of the MSU Alumni Association
Discipline:
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Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned; finding that he "engaged in “severe, persistent, and pervasive unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature” with student
Last updated: Jun 4, 2019 6:35 pm

Incident 7437

Status: Resolved
Person: Nicole Rovig
Role: Administrator
Position: Registrar
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Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Found to have violated the sexual misconduct policy towards an employee.
Last updated: May 28, 2019 1:14 pm

Incident 7438

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Geoscience
Specific Discipline: Geoscience
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: Finding of sexual harassment. See last item on the linked post (#3 under Experiences as a Post-Tenure Faculty Member): My Experiences With Sexism in Science.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 7:07 am

Incident 7434

Status: Resolved
Person: NAME UNKNOWN
Role: Faculty
Position: unknown
Discipline: unknown
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: “one faculty firing”.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 5:14 pm

Incident 7435

Status: Resolved
Person: Larry Nassar
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor, Doctor
Discipline: Medicine and Health Sciences
Specific Discipline: Medicine
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category: Criminal Plea / Conviction, No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Violated sexual misconduct policy with patients. Fired. Jailed.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 7:46 pm

Incident 7436

Status: Resolved
Person: John Madden
Role: Faculty
Position: Band Director
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Music
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category: Training / Counseling Required
Specific Outcome: Inappropriate texts with student. Eight day suspension, three month delay in promotion. Retired - 2017
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 6:35 am

Incident 7433

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Business
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 1992
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: 18 month suspension recommended, resigned.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 5:13 pm

Incident 7432

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Band Director
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Music
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 1984
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Panel finding of 14 counts, resigned, hired/fired at next job. Link opens PDF.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 12:29 pm

Incident 8262

Status: Ongoing
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Last updated: Jun 4, 2019 6:35 pm