Penn State Board of Trustees
A longtime member of the Penn State University Board of Trustees has resigned, saying he regrets his vote to fire Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno days after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child sexual abuse charges.
Penn State University trustees have called off a Friday meeting at which they were expected to vote on a new president.
Penn State’s board of trustees meets today and tomorrow, and one of the items on the agenda is filling a vacant leadership position. Critics say this election will show where the power lies on the board.
Hundreds of Penn State alumni and fans have attended a rally calling for the university’s president and board of trustees to step down over their actions amid the child sex abuse scandal that engulfed the campus a year ago.
Penn State trustees Sunday ended a two-day meeting on a positive note, swapping ideas about how the university’s looming football season opener could be used as the vehicle for a public-relations extravaganza.
Penn State’s trustees said Thursday they accept responsibility for failures of accountability in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal but that no members of the board would step down in the wake of a scathing independent investigation report that chided them.
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Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that Penn State’s trustees must act firmly and swiftly in response to an unfolding child sex abuse scandal and expressed disappointment over the response of university officials.