A school and its board are still at chances in East Lansing.By Jack Stripling

Flanked by the Board of Trustees and members of the presidential search committee, newly announced Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. addresses the press Tuesday, May 28, 2019. He is a medical doctor who is current president of Stony Brook University in New York. CREDIT: Matthew Dae Smith, Lansing State Journal, Imagn Md7 6956

Chronicle Illustration; photo by Matthew Dae Smith, Lansing State Journal, Imagn Samuel L. Stanley Jr.’s resignation underscores the seriousness of the standoff between the East Lansing campus and its board. That battle might be simply beginning.