Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon has resigned. The State News student newspaper was the first to report her impending resignation. Simon has been under pressure for not acting after allegations were raised against Larry Nasser, the doctor who assaulted gymnasts during his time at the university.
"As president, it is only natural that I am the focus of this anger...I urge those who have supported my work to understand that I cannot make it about me now. Therefore, I am tendering my resignation as president according to the terms of my employment agreement."— President Simon in a statement