Penn State University
The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State’s nearly $2.3 million share of bowl revenue has been divided among the Big Ten’s 12 member schools, including Penn State, to distribute for causes focused on child protection or advocacy.
Penn State has received a preliminary report from the federal government regarding whether its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal complied with campus crime reporting requirements, the university said Monday.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced several tentative settlements have been reached with men who claim former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused them, and voted Friday to authorize members of a committee to approve settlements on the university’s behalf.
Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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.
Penn State is banning bags from home athletic events this fall.
Bring yourself to the game. Leave the cooler and backpack at home.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there’s no legal basis for Gov. Tom Corbett’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky.
Penn State’s trustees are on a mission to promote the reforms they have enacted as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, hoping their record might persuade the NCAA to reconsider its crippling penalties against the university before they are due to expire in 2018.
After the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke, the NCAA fined Penn State $60 million and nullified 111 of Paterno’s wins as coach.
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier is asking a county judge to throw out criminal charges accusing him of helping to cover up abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
Governor Corbett’s lawsuit is an anti-trust suit, saying the NCAA violated its own rules in bringing sanctions against Penn State that have resulted in economic harm to Pennsylvania.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out.
A 33-year-old man faces charges for allegedly threatening to get a gun and shoot people after being asked to leave a Penn State University student union building, where he had been sleeping.