According to the Detroit News, former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon, who stepped down as president at the height of the Larry Nassar scandal, will retire from MSU on August 31st.

Simon, who is currently a faculty member, will get three annual salary payments totaling $2.45 million.

Simon, who faces criminal charges of lying to police in connection with the Nassar scandal, had been on an unpaid leave of absence from her professorship in the College of Education, the post she stepped into when she left the presidency in 2018.

She will remain on unpaid leave of absence until Aug. 31 and will have no assigned duties, according to a separate agreement released by the university. Please click on the above link for more information.

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