Michigan State’s former president, accused of lying in Nassar scandal, to get $2.45 million buyout

August 2, 2019 | The Washington Post

Michigan State University announced Tuesday that former president Lou Anna Simon, who has been accused of lying about her knowledge of a sexual abuse allegation against sports doctor Larry Nassar, will retire from the school on Aug. 31 and receive a $2.45 million buyout. Simon resigned as Michigan State’s president in January 2018 and returned to a faculty position but has been on unpaid leave since November, when Michigan State Police charged her with two felony and two misdemeanor counts of lying to an officer during the Nassar investigation.

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