Dr. Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University (MSU), has been criminally charged with lying to police about the sexual abuse investigation involving former MSU and USA Gymnastics trainer Larry Nassar.
She is the third person who has been charged with making false statements in connection to the investigation.
Dr. Lou Anna Simon speaking during the Larry Nassar trial
Simon was charged with two felony counts and two misdemeanor counts and faces up to four years in prison if found guilty, according to Lansing State Journal.
Nassar was convicted on three counts of child pornography and 10 sexual assault charges and is currently serving a 60-year federal sentence.