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PSU Names College Official As Integrity Officer

Penn State University Football (credit: CBS)

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State University has named an eastern Pennsylvania college administrator to be its first athletics integrity officer.

Julie Del Giorno has been chief of staff at Moravian College and its theological seminary. School officials say she’ll begin her new job at Penn State on April 1. The post was created in the wake of the sex abuse scandal surrounding former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Officials say Del Giorno will oversee compliance involving integrity, civility, ethics and institutional control at Penn State.

She has held coaching positions at the University of Central Arkansas and positions at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. From 1986 to 1995, she also served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army.

Sandusky was convicted in June of 45 counts of child sex abuse.