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Gov. Whitmer criticizes MSU for 'scandal after scandal,' leadership woes

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer is ripping into Michigan State University. Whitmer is accusing the school of “no clear unified leadership” amid rancor on the governing board and other unflattering incidents.

Whitmer’s statement came after two trustees over the weekend said they would support the ouster of board chair Rema Vassar. Trustee Brianna Scott says Vassar has been “bullying” other trustees in her role as chair. There's been no public comment from Vassar.

Separately, MSU apologized after an image of Adolf Hitler was displayed on the scoreboard before the Michigan-MSU football game Saturday night. Officials said it was part of a quiz by an outside contractor that provides pregame content.

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