Michigan State University has appointed Robert Young Jr., a former chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, as vice president and general counsel to take over a legal department rocked by the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal and its aftermath.

Young will succeed acting general counsel Kristine Zayko on June 1. Zayko, a former deputy GC at MSU who had stepped up to run the department, has said she will return to private practice.

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