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The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has selected Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., as its next university president at a special meeting today. President-designee Stanley will officially begin his term as Michigan State’s 21st president on Aug. 1, 2019.
“Today, by a unanimous vote, the MSU Board of Trustees has elected Dr. Samuel Stanley as Michigan State’s 21st president,” said Dianne Byrum, chairperson, MSU Board of Trustees. “Dr. Stanley is an empowering, compassionate and thoughtful leader, who will work tirelessly alongside our students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and broader Spartan community to meet the challenges we face together and build our future.” [Read the full story at MSUToday . . .]