Penn State says it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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 has suspended its licensing contract with Adidas, saying the apparel company owes 2,600 workers severance pay after they lost their jobs when an Indonesian factory closed.
Penn State says settlement talks with lawyers for young men who were molested by Jerry Sandusky will resume next month.
The Penn State Board of Trustees held a conference call on Sunday evening to talk about the tough sanctions imposed on the school and football program after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Rodney Erickson told CBS’s “Face the Nation” program in an interview taped for broadcast Sunday that the university has general liability coverage like any institution of its size.
Penn State University President Rodney Erickson will appear on the CBS program “Face The Nation” Sunday morning.
A spokesman for Penn State president Rodney Erickson says the university faced a potential four-year ban on playing football before the NCAA issued its punishment for how the school handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
Graham Spanier says he wouldn’t have ignored child sexual-abuse complaints as Penn State’s president because he was beaten repeatedly as a child.
Penn State president Rodney Erickson has issued a statement regarding the NCAA’s sanctions levied against the Penn State football program.
Penn State said it will respond within days to the NCAA’s demand for information as the governing body decides whether the university should face penalties — including a possible shutdown of its storied football program — in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Penn State plans to renovate the building where former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molested boys.
The president of Penn State University says he believes the embattled school will emerge stronger after the Jerry Sandusky trial, scheduled to start with jury selection next week.
On top of 19-percent cuts last year, Governor Corbett has proposed 30-percent cuts in state funding for Temple, Pitt and Penn State.
Chris analyzes President Obama’s State of the Union Address and talks to Congressman Pat Meehan and Marcus Hook Mayor James Schiliro, who were both in attendance. He questions the outrage at selling tickets to Joe Paterno’s memorial and talks to Tom McGrath, Editor of Philadelphia Magazine, about this months upcoming addition.