On Wednesday afternoon, Michigan State University interim president John Engler resigned under pressure from school trustees, academic administrators, alumni and survivors of the abuse of former school doctor Larry Nassar. That the board of trustees allowed him to resign rather than declaratively announce him fired is a cleaner break than is deserved by the former state governor, who has done nothing but further tarnish the school's reputation and revictimize the survivors of Nassar's abuse. There have been calls for Engler's dismissal since early in his tenure nearly a year ago, but it was his comments in an interview with The Detroit News this past Friday that sealed his forced resignation. "There are a lot of people who are touched by this, survivors who haven't been in the spotlight," Engler said to The Detroit News. "In some ways, they have been able to deal with this better than the ones who've been in the spotlight who are still...


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