• Former Michigan State president Mackey dies at age 89

    6 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Former Michigan State University President Maurice Cecil Mackey Jr. has died at age 89.
    Mackey, the school's 16th president, served from 1979 to 1985. He died Thursday in south Florida, according to a cremation company.
    He previously led the University of South Florida and Texas Tech University.
    Michigan State says the school faced a nearly $30 million budget shortfall in the early 1980s, forcing Mackey to make such budget cuts as downsizing the nursing college.
    Former governor and interim school president John Engler says Mackey "led MSU during some of its toughest...
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  • Former Michigan State president Mackey dies at age 89

    6 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    Former Michigan State University President Maurice Cecil Mackey Jr. has died at age 89. Mackey, the school's 16th president, served from 1979 to 1985. He died Thursday in south Florida,...
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