LANSING, Mich. (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — A former Michigan State University Dean who had oversight of former and now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar at MSU was found guilty Wednesday.
William Strampel, 71, was found guilty of neglect of duty and misconduct in office. He was acquitted on a more serious criminal sexual conduct charge.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Theaters & Politics
His trial began May 30 where multiple former medical students testified and women who worked as model patients during exams testified about his unprofessional and sexual comments.CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death
Strampel was found not guilty of felony criminal sexual conduct in the second degree — a charge that could have sent him to prison for up to 15 years — but he could still face up to five years in prison on a felony misconduct conviction.
The felony misconduct conviction comes from a charge that he used his public office to harass, discriminate, demean, proposition and sexually assault students.MORE NEWS: Red Wings Hire Lightning Assistant Derek Lalonde As Coach
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