Michigan State University trustee disputes suggestion Tucker firing makes presidential search tougher

The leader of Michigan State University’s presidential search committee Sunday disputed comments by several national experts who said the school’s termination of football coach Mel Tucker is likely to impact its ability to hire a top-level presidential candidate.

MSU Trustee Dennis Denno, who is chairing the search committee, issued a statement Sunday to “clarify” the “message” presented in the media regarding the school’s search and its timeline of having a new president in place.

The board is seeking is sixth president in five years since the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal first broke.

Read more from the Lansing State Journal.


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