By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner has issued his final report on the need for reform at Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky scandal.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Detectives Searching For Man They Believe Can Help Solve Santino Thomas' Murder Case
The most significant recommendations were rolled out when Wagner released an “interim” report last July. The biggest one: reducing the power of Penn State’s president, who not only serves as a voting member of the board of trustees but also serves on nearly every board committee (see previous story).
But Wagner also, in general, recommends greater transparency, including making Penn State and other state-related schools like Temple and Pitt fully subject to the state right-to-know law.READ MORE: Sharon Hill Borough Council Launches Independent Investigation Into Fatal Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
Changes like these, Wagner believes, may have uncovered Jerry Sandusky’s crimes sooner.
“For example, if university officials had known that the public could see e-mails and other correspondence related to Mr. Sandusky, who knows what that might have prevented at an earlier time,” Wagner said today.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In Double Shooting Inside Port Richmond Home, Police Say
Wagner also says Penn State’s board should be smaller and the governor should not be a voting member.