Anderson first served as a university health services doctor and was moved to the athletic department in
1981 후 “credible reports of misconduct
” were relayed to the then Assistant Vice President of Student Services Thomas Easthope in late
1978 또는 1979, according to a 240-page report released in March 2021
In an interview with the report’s authors and in sworn testimony, Easthope told investigators that he was aware of allegations against Anderson at the time. 보고서에 따르면, Easthope “claimed to have confronted Dr. Anderson and fired him.”
“하지만 미스터. Easthope did not do so,” 보고서는 말했다. Easthope died in February 2021.
The allegations at the University of Michigan resemble those against Larry Nassar at Michigan State University and Richard Strauss at Ohio State University — doctors who abused their trusted positions to sexually abuse college students and athletes.
“We hope this settlement will begin the healing process for survivors,” said Jordan Acker, chair of the University of Michigan Board of Regents.
“동시에, the work that began two years ago, when the first brave survivors came forward, will continue.”