Michigan Gets an Apology From Schlissel | Inside Higher Ed


Dr. Mark Schlissel, the previous College of Michigan president who was fired for his relationship with a subordinate, apologized as a part of a deal that awarded him money and a job.

The Associated Press reported that Dr. Schlissel despatched the Board of Regents a letter that mentioned he confirmed “poor judgment” within the relationship: “The connection was fully consensual, was by no means bodily, and didn’t contain the inappropriate spending of college assets. However in a time when we now have been making an attempt to strengthen the bonds of belief on the college, it’s notably necessary that campus leaders keep away from even an look of impropriety.”

Dr. Schlissel will get $463,000 throughout a one-year sabbatical that began Could 1. He’ll return to a job as a scientist at a wage of $185,000.


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