Joel Ferguson

Here are the candidates on the ballot for MSU, ed boards and state Supreme Court

BY: - August 31, 2020

The Michigan Democratic Party and Michigan Republican Party held state conventions over the weekend and voted on their nominees for the state Board of Education, the Michigan Supreme Court and the managing boards of the state’s three flagship universities.  Candidates will appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. The Michigan State University Board of […]

Survivors have high hopes for new MSU trustee, but renew call to remove several legacy members

BY: - December 4, 2019

As of Wednesday afternoon, Michigan State University’s embattled Board of Trustees once again has eight members. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Trustee Renee Knake in a press release. Knake is a law professor, legal ethics expert and author who has taught at a number of universities, including MSU. Her appointment fills the seat […]

MSU Trustee Joel Ferguson disputes sports commentator’s claim he called Nassar crisis ‘overblown’

BY: - December 3, 2019

In a Nov. 7 episode of the podcast, “No Filter Sports,” nationally known sports commentator Bob Page described a conversation he said he had with Michigan State University Trustee Joel Ferguson prior to the Nov. 5 MSU men’s basketball game.  In the episode, Page said Ferguson during their Nov. 5 conversation used the term “overblown” […]

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MSU students call for more Nassar scandal transparency from leaders

BY: - September 14, 2019

Amid the ongoing controversy of the Larry Nassar scandal with the Michigan State University Board of Trustees killing an independent probe, students are calling for more transparency. “We hope the university moves toward a culture that promotes transparency, prioritizes accountability and fosters a safe environment for all students through collaboration and advocacy,” said Mario Kakos, […]