Report blasts Michigan State’s handling of sex cases – Fox Baltimore

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar appears for his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. A U.S. Education report is blasting Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assaults related to the investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Nassar and other campus crime. The Lansing State Journal reports Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, that Education officials have been looking into the East Lansing school’s compliance with the Clery Act which requires notifying the campus community about crimes in a timely manner. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A U.S. Education report is blasting Michigan State University’s handling of sexual assaults related to the investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar and other campus crime.

The Lansing State Journal reports Wednesday that Education officials have been looking into the East Lansing school’s compliance with the Clery Act which requires notifying the campus community about crimes in a timely manner.

Eleven women who told university or campus security officials about assaults by Nassar are listed in the Education department report. It also says no warnings were issued about 21 burglaries and other crimes from 2011 to 2016.

School spokeswoman Emily Guerrant said Michigan State is working on a formal response to federal officials.

Hundreds of girls and women said Nassar sexually molested them while working for Michigan State and Indiana-based USA Gymnastics.

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