Michigan State interim president blasts ESPN report

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Michigan State faculty issued a vote of no confidence in the MSU board of trustees on Tuesday, according to ESPN.com's Dan Murphy.

The Faculty Senate made a decision to hold the vote after a majority of the school's faculty voted in favor of the Senate holding the vote. Some professors have criticized the selection of John Engler, a former governor of MI, as interim president there.

In a statement released on Tuesday, Engler discussed a number of issues dealing with the university, Larry Nassar and more.

The board has also been criticized for backing former president Lou Anna Simon even after public opinion overwhelmingly swayed against her and the Michigan House of Representatives came to an unprecedented vote of no confidence as well. Nassar is now in federal prison after pleading guilty to more than a dozen charges of criminal sexual conduct.

Nassar has since been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting over 200 women and girls under the guise of medical treatment during his decades long tenure.

"I viewed with great concern a recent ESPN report that gathered considerable national attention in no small part because it showed a promotional graphic of our head football and men's basketball coaches (Mark Dantonio and Tom Izzo) with Larry Nassar", Engler said.

Asked about that statement after his team's win over Minnesota, and specifically Engler's line that the reporting was "sensationalized", Izzo said three times that he agreed with the school president.

Asked respond to Engler's comments, ESPN said - in an email sent to 97.1 The Ticket - "We stand by our reporting".

"I told them that we as a board failed them as it related to the process", Mosallam said.

"I do know that two of them have declared they're not running for reelection - that's a start, but we really need to have eight board members leave en masse out of love for the university and put eight academic leaders in place to move us going forward", LaDuca said.

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