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Rodney Erickson

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Penn State Names FSU’s Barron Its New President

Florida State President Eric Barron will be the next president of Pennsylvania’s largest university.

02/17/2014

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Penn State Alumni Group Blames Trustees For Loss of Coach O’Brien

The group, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, calls it a “leadership issue” caused by the university’s trustees.

01/01/2014

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Penn State: 26 Men To Get $59.7 Million Over Sandusky Claims

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.

10/28/2013

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State’s Board Authorizes Sandusky Settlements

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.

07/12/2013

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Penn State Suspends Contract With Adidas Over Closure Of Indonesian Factory

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.

03/14/2013

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Penn State Settlement Talks To Resume In January

Penn State says settlement talks with lawyers for young men who were molested by Jerry Sandusky will resume next month.

12/21/2012

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PSU Board Of Trustees: No Vote On NCAA Penalties

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.

08/12/2012

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Penn State President: School Is Covered For Lawsuits

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.

07/28/2012

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Penn State University President To Appear On CBS’ ‘Face The Nation’

Penn State University President Rodney Erickson will appear on the CBS program “Face The Nation” Sunday morning.

07/27/2012

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Penn State President Says 4-year Ban Was Floated

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.

07/25/2012

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Ex-PSU Exec: I Was Abused, Wouldn’t Turn Blind Eye

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.

07/23/2012

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Penn State President Rodney Erickson Statement On NCAA Sanctions

Penn State president Rodney Erickson has issued a statement regarding the NCAA’s sanctions levied against the Penn State football program.

07/23/2012

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Penn State To Respond To NCAA Demand Within Days

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.

07/17/2012

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Penn State To Renovate Areas Where Boys Were Abused

Penn State plans to renovate the building where former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molested boys.

07/13/2012

Nov. 4: Happy Valley was rocked after charges alleged former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky had inappropriate sexual contact with at least 10 boys between 1994 and 2009. He was indicted on 40 counts of child molestation, and the details of the investigation resulted in the firing of Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno and resignation of university president Graham Spanier. (Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State President Hopes Sandusky Trial Brings ‘Some Closure’

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.

05/30/2012

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