Former U-M President Mark Schlissel stands in front of bookcase.

Firing of Mark Schlissel was “major development” that helped pave way for $490 million settlement with Anderson survivors, MLive reporter says

Mark Schlissel is no longer the president of the University of Michigan. After seven years, the University of Michigan Board of Regents fired Schlissel this past weekend after an investigation showed that he had an inappropriate relationship with a university employee. This comes just one year before Schlissel was set to retire from the university..