Almost 100 distinguished, endowed chair and distinguished professors emeriti are the most recent to publicly voice assist for Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr. as president of Michigan State College, The Lansing State Journal reported. They issued a joint letter with their view.
“As distinguished professors on the college, and emeriti school who care deeply about MSU, we worth an setting that enables us to provide our greatest work,” the professors wrote. “Continued recognition at nationwide and worldwide ranges enhances our fame as an establishment, which in flip permits us to draw gifted school, college students, workers, and directors to hitch MSU. Reputational harm threatens these efforts. We’re grateful to President Stanley for enhancing campus tradition throughout his three years right here and transferring us in direction of a safer and extra productive area, conducive to enhancing our tutorial strengths. We’re additionally indebted to him for his management all through the COVID pandemic, which resulted in a protected neighborhood throughout these final two years. His dedication to excellence in each college endeavor is obvious and tremendously appreciated. We strongly assist the constant actions President Stanley has taken since arriving at MSU to guard the well being and security of all members of the MSU neighborhood. We sit up for President Stanley’s continued management of MSU.”
Some Michigan State trustees are attempting to push the president out for causes that stay unclear.