In July, Governor Tom Corbett called penalties on Pennsylvania State University part of a “corrective process” after a sex-abuse scandal. Last week, he sued the National Collegiate Athletic Association for levying them.
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.
Pennsylvania Democratic leaders sought a U.S. Justice Department review of the state’s handling of child sex-abuse accusations against Jerry Sandusky, a former Pennsylvania State University football coach.
After authorities charged a former Pennsylvania State University football coach and two administrators in a child sex-abuse scandal, Governor Tom Corbett said nothing publicly about it until four days later.
Kathleen Kane, a Democrat running for Pennsylvania attorney general, is tapping into public anger over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case, telling a group of voters in Philadelphia that she was “outraged” by it.
Pennsylvania State University is standing fast against efforts to open its records to public scrutiny as it overhauls its administration after the Jerry Sandusky child-sex case, President Rodney Erickson said.