DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University board trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately.
Mosallam released a statement Friday morning, saying the crisis on campus related to Larry Nassar will not settle until Engler steps down.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 6,079 New COVID-19 Cases, 81 Deaths
According to emails, Engler has criticized lawyers who represent Nassar’s assault victims and suggested the first woman to go public with her accusations was probably getting a “kickback” from her attorney.READ MORE: Over 150 Chaldean Doctors In Michigan, Pleads With Community To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
His remarks were made to another university official in April, a month before Michigan State agreed to a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who said they were sexually assaulted by Nassar, a former campus sports doctor now serving decades in prison. The Chronicle of Higher Education and Detroit Free Press reported on the emails Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Michigan Plans 1st U.S. Charging Road For Electric Vehicles
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