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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to an alleged 'inappropriate relationship with a university employee,' the school said Saturday on its website.

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The University of Michigan has removed Mark Schlissel as its president over an alleged 'inappropriate relationship with a university employee,' the school said. Former University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman has been appointed interim president.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to an alleged 'inappropriate relationship with a university employee,' the school said Saturday on its website.

By COREY WILLIAMSJanuary 16, 2022 GMTFILE - In this Jan. 30 2017, file photo, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel speaks during a ceremony at the university, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to the alleged "inappropriate relationship with a University employee," the school said Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, on its website. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 30 2017, file photo, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel speaks during a ceremony at the university, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to the alleged "inappropriate relationship with a University employee," the school said Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, on its website. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

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MysterySolvent 'Put this in your body, or you get fired/expelled.' University of Michigan on forcibly injecting Pfizer's chemicals into employees students, AND penises apparently. Higher education in the United States is a corrupt mess, and not worth nearly the tuition they charge. CancelStudentDebt Yet Canham and Schembechler still have their name in campus?

Ross knew it was coming. Harbaughs way out. Harbs, Fins, collision course. Stugotz790 LeBatardShow __ChrisCote Can you really say “alleged” if he got fired 🤔 Teacher reacts Come on LiZaOutlives it’s in the AP… announce that Liza has outlived Schlissel’s tenure as President!! OdellBretthamJr But yet they keep their statue of Bo up? Pathetic institution 🤦🏻‍♂️

Alleged... Guilty! Regardless the facts.

University of Michigan removes Schlissel as school president By COREY WILLIAMS January 16, 2022 GMT FILE - In this Jan. 30 2017, file photo, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel speaks during a ceremony at the university, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to the alleged "inappropriate relationship with a University employee," the school said Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, on its website. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) FILE - In this Jan. 30 2017, file photo, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel speaks during a ceremony at the university, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to the alleged "inappropriate relationship with a University employee," the school said Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, on its website. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to an alleged “inappropriate relationship with a university employee,” the school said Saturday on its website. The removal was effective “immediately,” University of Michigan Board of Regents said, adding that members learned Dec. 8, 2021 about the relationship from an anonymous complaint and that an investigation revealed that “over the years,” Schlissel used his university email account to “communicate with that subordinate in a manner inconsistent with the dignity and reputation of the university.” “As you know, the Regents received an anonymous complaint regarding an alleged sexual affair between you and a subordinate,” the board wrote in its letter to Schlissel informing him of his removal. “An investigation has revealed that your interactions with the subordinate were inconsistent with promoting the dignity and reputation of the University of Michigan.” The letter from the board dated Saturday included excerpts of emails exchanged between Schlissel and the employee. The employee wrote in a July 1, 2021, exchange that her “heart hurts,” according to the board which said Schlissel responded: “I know. mine too.” He continued: ”This is my fault” and that he was “in pain too.” The board also wrote that on Jan. 9, 2021, the subordinate employee said, “Oh yes!” in an email to Schlissel. His response was “love it when you say that.” Copies of emails with the name of the recipient’s name redacted were included in Saturday’s announcement on the school’s website. One dated Jan. 12 was about an August 2019 article from The New Yorker titled “Sexual Fantasies of Everyday New Yorkers.” Schlissel had a base salary of $927,000 a year. He announced last October that he would step down in June 2023, a year before his contract was to expire. Former University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman has been appointed interim president. Schlissel’s removal and Coleman’s appointment will be affirmed during the board’s Feb. 17 formal session. Schlissel in January 2014. He had been provost at Brown University. ___ Williams reported from West Bloomfield, Michigan. AP NEWS