Longtime MSU Boss Arrested On Sexual Misconduct Charges
William Strampel, former dean of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and longtime boss ofconvicted child molester Larry Nassar, was arrested Mondayin relation to accusations of sexual misconduct during his canada goose outlet in montreal tenure at the university.
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He was arrested Monday night and held at the Ingham County Jail, HuffPost confirmed.
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Strampel’s lawyer did not immediately answer HuffPost’s request for comment. As explained then, it was plainly evident he had not acted with the level of professionalism expected of an MSU employee, canada goose outlet 2015 particularly one holding an office that involves student and patient safety.
MSU will continue to cooperate with all official investigations related to sexual assault or other misconduct. But we have and will do more. With our action to revoke tenure, we are sending an unmistakable message that employees who do not treat students, faculty, or anyone else appropriately are subject to administrative discipline up to and including firing. Allegations about Strampel’s own behavior as well as lack of attention to the conduct of Larry Nassar now have resulted in criminal charges against him from the Michigan Attorney General. Some of the allegations about his personal conduct, especially conduct toward students, are disturbing. Today’s charges confirm our belief that he has fallen short of what is expected and required from academic leadership. They are not in alignment with this university’s values and they never have been.
canada goose coats His failings are unacceptable and that is why our work to change procedures, strengthen accountability and prevent sexual misconduct is so important. While the crimes of one doctor and the misconduct of his dean do canada goose outlet not represent our university, they do demand the scrutiny of everyone in order to assure individuals like these can never be in a position again to harm others. canada goose coats
“The University has been grossly negligent in its investigation of these matters,” White said, adding, “We will never know how much evidence has been lost, tampered with, and destroyed over the course of the last several years. But, based on the complaint issued against Dr. Strampel is still an MSU employee and is named as a defendant in several civil lawsuits against MSU.
Engler began the process of terminating Strampel’s employment in February, although a spokeswoman for MSU told HuffPostearlier this month that the termination process could take up to a year. on Tuesday. Special Prosecutor Bill Forsyth, who has been tasked withinvestigating the university’s role in Nassar’s case,is set to comment on the charges at an afternoon press conference. The Detroit News reported that 14 school officials, including Strampel, were warned of the doctor’s behavior over the course of two decades.