campus sexual assault

Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-East Lansing) A former dean at Michigan State University is scheduled for a criminal hearing in May. That’s to see if there’s enough evidence against him to go forward with charges of misconduct of a public official, criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, and two separate charges of willful neglect of duty. 

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Meg Hughey and other survivors of sexual assault at Michigan State University began speaking out in 2015. None of the women had been assaulted by Larry Nasser. But she says the scandal involving the former sports doctor presented an opportunity to hold the university accountable.


Senate Adopts Sexual Misconduct Bills

Mar 15, 2018
Michigan State University campus photo from Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons

(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate passed legislation sponsors say will increase the rights of victims of sexual assault. The bills are part of the Legislature’s response to how Michigan State University handled complaints that disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar assaulted athletes, mostly minors, under his care. 

Sign on the Michigan State University Campus, Branislav Ondrasik, Wikimedia Commons
Branislav Ondrasik / Wikimedia Commons

(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to address campus sexual misconduct have stalled in the state Senate. The bills are the Legislature’s response to Michigan State University’s handling of the sexual abuse allegations against disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and complaints about sexual misconduct on college campuses. 

State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will roll out bills Monday designed to combat sexual misconduct on college campuses. It’s part of the Legislature’s initial response to issues at Michigan State University. 

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