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Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Sends 3 More to Jail

Former school officials received at least 2 months in jail each

(Newser) - Penn State's former president and two other ex-administrators were sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to report a child sexual abuse allegation against Jerry Sandusky a decade before his arrest engulfed the university in scandal and brought down football coach Joe Paterno, the AP...

Ex-Penn State President Guilty in Sandusky Scandal

Graham Spanier convicted of child endangerment

(Newser) - Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. Jurors found Spanier guilty...

New Guilty Pleas in Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

Former VP, athletic director admit child endangerment for not reporting Sandusky

(Newser) - Two former Penn State University administrators pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor child endangerment for their roles in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case , reports the AP , more than five years after the scandal engulfed the school. Former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Vice President Gary Schultz originally were charged...

Public University Presidents Rake in Millions

Disgraced former Penn State boss Graham Spanier leads the pack

(Newser) - Last year, four public university presidents boasted compensation of more than $1 million, a study finds. At the top: Graham Spanier, the former Penn State president driven out by the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Spanier made $2.9 million in the 2011-2012 fiscal year; part of that was his...

Penn State's Ex-President Arraigned, Free on $125K Bond

Spanier faces charges in Sandusky scandal

(Newser) - Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, facing multiple charges for his alleged role in covering up the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, was released today on $125,000 bond after his arraignment, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Spanier's lawyer called the charges—conspiracy, obstruction, perjury, and child endangerment—"...

Ex-Penn State Prez Faces Perjury Charges

Graham Spanier accused of trying to cover up Jerry Sandusky case

(Newser) - Pennsylvania's attorney general is expected to announce charges today against ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier for his alleged role in covering up Jerry Sandusky's sex crimes. Spanier, who was ousted along with Joe Paterno when the scandal broke, faces perjury and obstruction of justice charges, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette...

Penn State's Spanier: I Was Abused as Kid there's no way he would have turned 'blind eye'

(Newser) - The damning report is in and the punishment has been doled out , but former Penn State President Graham Spanier is still trying to salvage a bit of his reputation by revealing himself as a victim of child abuse. In a letter sent yesterday to school trustees, Spanier writes that "...

Damning Penn State Report Released

 Damning Penn State 
 Report Released 

Damning Penn State Report Released

Freeh Report: Spanier, Schultz, Paterno, Curley all disregarded victims' safety

(Newser) - Today's most anticipated news event has arrived: The 9am ET release of the so-called Freeh Report, Penn State's internal investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal based on more than 3.5 million emails and documents and 430 interviews. Highlights of the report, whose compilation was helmed by...

2001 Penn State Emails: Was There a Cover-Up?

President, officials apparently sent emails about the Sandusky shower incident

(Newser) - Jerry Sandusky may be behind bars , but the allegations are still coming—this time, against Penn State. CNN was given access to emails sent in 2001 that raise questions about what former Penn State President Graham Spanier and two former officials (then-VP Gary Schultz and Athletic Director Tim Curley )...

Paterno Accused of Going Soft on Discipline

Coach often clashed with Penn State VP

(Newser) - Ousted Penn State coach Joe Paterno and president Graham Spanier are both coming under fire today in separate articles about the culture at the university. Paterno often clashed with a former Penn State VP in charge of discipline because, she said in emails obtained by the Wall Street Journal , he...

Big Break in Sandusky Investigation: Online Post

Police talked to McQueary after spotting rumor of Sandusky cover-up

(Newser) - A vital break in the investigation into Jerry Sandusky's alleged sexual abuse of young boys came from a posting in a forum where people chatted about Penn State athletics, the New York Times finds in a detailed look at the case. Investigators—who already suspected that the former defensive...

Next Penn State Casualty: Its President

Graham Spanier will be out by the end of the day, says a source

(Newser) - The heads keep on rolling: Casualty No. 4 of the Penn State sexual assault scandal will be university President Graham Spanier, reports the Express-Times . A source with access to the board of trustees tells the paper he will either resign or be voted out—but that either way, he'll...

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