Pennsylvania State University has selected Eric J. Barron, the leader of Florida State University, as its next president, more than two years after a child sexual- abuse scandal linked to the football team rocked the school.
Charges against ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier stem from a cache of evidence uncovered by prosecutors this year that include e-mails linking him to a conspiracy to cover up the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to a grand jury report.
Gary Schultz, one of the former Pennsylvania State University officials accused of lying to a grand jury in the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse case, asked a state court judge to dismiss the perjury charge against him.
Pennsylvania State University’s athletic director and a former school vice president were ordered to stand trial on charges of lying about a 2002 sex- abuse allegation against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Gary Schultz and Timothy Curley, the two Pennsylvania State University officials accused of lying in the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse case, asked a judge to dismiss the perjury charge against them claiming it lacks specificity and can’t be corroborated.
Ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier and two other former officials will be in a court hearing today on whether they must stand trial for hiding information tied to the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse scandal.
Ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier and two other school officials charged with conspiring to cover up the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal can’t question a former university lawyer, a judge ruled.