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Topic - Rodney Erickson
Penn State University says it's on pace to receive a record number of applications.
Eric Barron, a former professor and dean at Penn State University and president of Florida State University, was chosen Monday to lead Pennsylvania's largest university as it continues grappling with fallout from the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Eric Barron, a former professor and dean at Penn State University and president of Florida State University, was chosen Monday to lead Pennsylvania's largest university as it continues grappling with fallout from the Jerry Sandusky scandal. He'll bring with him the experience of managing a major state university known as much for its for storied athletic program as its academic mission, as well as the fallout from a sex-abuse scandal with ties to big-time college football.
Penn State trustees will meet early next week to consider hiring a president to replace the administrator who has led the school since shortly after Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, the university said Friday.
Penn State is reporting that applications are on the rise, and officials say it's a sign the school may be starting to get the Jerry Sandusky scandal behind it.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's search for a new football coach might be over.
Penn State said Monday 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 will gradually get back football scholarships taken away over the child molestation scandal, the NCAA announced Tuesday, crediting the university for making significant improvements to its athletics programs.
Bill O'Brien is getting a nearly $1 million raise after his "tremendous job" in his debut season as Penn State's football coach.
The latest report from the independent monitor of Penn State's adherence to NCAA sanctions paints a positive picture of how the school is progressing with reforms and fulfilling obligations "in good faith."
When his phone rings late at night, Lanny Davis tells us, it could be someone such as Martha Stewart, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, former Sen. Trent Lott or the CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Or it could be Gene Upshaw of the NFL's Players Association, Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder or Penn State President Rodney Erickson.
Penn State is making steady progress in implementing the requirements outlined by the NCAA following the sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell said Friday.
Again and again, it seemed, the sports world in 2012 saw the end of long tales with tragic or, at best, bittersweet endings.
A former Penn State graduate assistant who complained he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a young boy on campus and testified at his sex abuse trial sued the university on Tuesday for what he calls defamation and misrepresentation.
Penn State's acting athletic director will stay on the job as long as Rodney Erickson remains the school's president.
"From my standpoint, I see the coach's contributions to the education life of the university," Mr. Erickson said. "We will come to understand that he had a very important role over the 60 years in our education. Nothing will change that part of Coach Paterno."
"I thought that the statue had become kind of a symbol, kind of a lightning rod for the controversy that had erupted over the last eight months," Mr. Erickson told CBS' "Face the Nation." "I thought that it was an open wound for the (victims)."