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Low-profile administrator replaces Engler at Michigan State

Jan. 17, 2019 6:40 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University ousted its interim president on Thursday, a week ahead of his scheduled departure, as the school stepped up efforts to finally move beyond the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Its new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-profile...

The Latest: Faculty supports new Michigan State president

Jan. 17, 2019 1:19 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of interim Michigan State University President John Engler (all times local): 1 p.m. Michigan State University faculty members are supporting the appointment of a former dean to lead the university following the resignation of John Engler. Engler was...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jan. 17, 2019 9:06 AM EST

Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week. It's the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Engler took...

Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

Jan. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims. John Engler, who had resisted pressure to...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jan. 16, 2019 7:48 PM EST

Michigan State University's governing body plans to name a new interim president following resignation of interim President John Engler — the latest development stemming from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. A special board meeting is scheduled for...

Report: Michigan pays Faehn $15,000 for 4 days before firing

Jan. 15, 2019 4:06 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan reportedly will pay a former USA Gymnastics executive $15,000 for four days' work as a coaching consultant for its women's team before her dismissal. Michigan athletic department spokesman Kurt Svoboda told the Detroit Free Press on Tuesday that the...

Michigan ends relationship with former USA gym exec Faehn

Jan. 13, 2019 10:03 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan ended its relationship with former USA gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn on Sunday, three days after she agreed to work as a coaching consultant for the women's team. "I have come to the conclusion that it is not in the best interest of the University of...

Michigan hires former USA Gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn

Jan. 12, 2019 6:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan hired former USA Gymnastics executive Rhonda Faehn as a women's gymnastics coaching consultant, announcing the move Saturday after The Michigan Daily reported the hire earlier in the day. USA Gymnastics parted ways with Faehn as senior vice president in...

World gold medalist McCallum headlines American Cup field

Jan. 10, 2019 2:56 PM EST

Grace McCallum is getting a showcase at the American Cup. The youngest member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team that won a gold medal at the 2018 world championships headlines the field for the annual exhibition, which will be held March 2 at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina. The 16-year-old McCallum...

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman breaks elbow in fall on stairs

Jan. 10, 2019 11:46 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is recovering from a broken elbow suffered in a fall on the stairs. Raisman in a Twitter post says "I survived two Olympic Games and 19 years of gymnastics without ever breaking a bone ... the stairs got me ... I fell and broke my elbow." She also posted a...