Robert E. Anderson

  1. March 24, 2022

    New team to further protect university community from sexual misconduct

    U-M and attorneys representing plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit have agreed to settle claims in the case with the creation of a broadly representative team designed to further protect the university community from sexual misconduct.

  2. January 19, 2022

    U-M reaches $490 million settlement with Anderson plaintiffs

    U-M and attorneys for claimants who have alleged abuse by the late physician Robert E. Anderson have reached a settlement agreement that would resolve all of those survivors’ claims against the university.

  3. May 11, 2021

    Report: U-M officials overlooked ‘destructive pattern’ of misconduct

    An investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct by former U-M physician Robert E. Anderson found he engaged in a “pervasive, decades-long, destructive pattern of sexual misconduct” involving hundreds of U-M students.

  4. June 16, 2020

    U-M reaching out to former students in Anderson case

    U-M will send a message to more than 300,000 former students asking them to share information that may be helpful to an independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by the late Robert E. Anderson.

  5. April 28, 2020

    University will create process for resolving Anderson claims

    U-M will develop a process outside the court system to address claims of sexual misconduct brought forward by former patients of the late physician Robert E. Anderson. The goal is “more certain, faster relief” for those who have come forward.

  6. April 7, 2020

    U-M contacting former student-athletes in Anderson case

    U-M is reaching out to thousands of former student-athletes who may have been patients of the late team physician Robert E. Anderson, asking them to talk with independent investigators.

  7. March 24, 2020

    U-M hires WilmerHale to handle Robert E. Anderson investigation

    The WilmerHale law firm will take over the independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct regarding the late Robert E. Anderson, who worked as a physician for U-M from the 1960s to 2003.

  8. March 6, 2020

    New statement regarding reports of misconduct by Robert E. Anderson

    The Board of Regents and President Mark Schlissel say they are “profoundly grateful to our courageous alumni who have stepped forward to hold our University accountable” in the sexual misconduct case of the late U-M physician Robert E. Anderson.

  9. March 5, 2020

    University to provide confidential counseling

    U-M will offer free, confidential counseling to individuals affected by sexual misconduct by the late U-M physician Robert E. Anderson, and to individuals affected by the alleged misconduct of Provost Martin Philbert.

  10. February 25, 2020

    University issues update regarding sexual misconduct reports

    President Mark Schlissel and the Board of Regents promise U-M will undertake “an unflinching review of the facts — wherever they may lead” regarding allegations of sexual abuse reported by patients of the late U-M physician Robert E. Anderson.