A Michigan State University law school professor was named Thursday as the acting chief compliance officer at MSU.  The position is new, created as a part of the school's attempt to reform itself following the Larry Nassar sexual assaults scandal.

Interim MSU President John Engler appointed Nicholas Wittner, a professor of law in residence at the MSU College of Law, to the position.

"Professor Wittner's deep background in legal, regulatory and policy compliance makes him the right person to set up our new office and develop the necessary reporting and training protocols," Engler said in a statement.  Here's more from the Detroit Free Press.