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Graham Spanier

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  • Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million

    Four public university presidents make collective $9.2 million
    Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education....
  • Will Spanier be found guilty in PSU case?

    We don't have the facts David Wharton Los Angeles Times Former Penn State President Graham Spanier's indictment gets to the heart of what critics of big-time college sports have said for years: University presidents need to take more responsibility for...
  • Put the victims first

    Put the victims first
    It is coming up on one year since the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse story broke and just about a week since his sentencing, and I am pondering what we have learned from it and where we are in relation to more open dialogue about sexual abuse. Here is...
  • WBAL's Jayne Miller could be headed to Penn State board of trustees

    WBAL's Jayne Miller could be headed to Penn State board of trustees
    Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's chief investigative reporter, might be taking on a new role shortly as a member of the board of trustees of Penn State University. The troubled school is expected to publish a ballot online later today with a slate on nominees for...
  • Gerry Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky and PSU's scandal

    Gerry Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky and PSU's scandal
    Gerry Sandusky has never met Jerry Sandusky. There is no relation. The sports director for WBAL and the radio voice of the Ravens has only been in State College, Pa., once in his life, and that was 24 years ago. But after the sex abuse scandal at Penn...
  • Jerry Sandusky's final defense will sputter meekly

    Jerry Sandusky's final defense will sputter meekly
    As bad as last week was, this one will be worse. All the stories we heard of how former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky befriended young boys, made them aware of his vast power in the State College and then, when they were acutely aware...
  • No collective punishment for Penn State football sins

    No collective punishment for Penn State football sins
    Spare me. Spare me the calls to abolish Penn State's football program in the wake of findings by former FBI Chief Louis Freeh that Coach Joe Paterno and other men in power hid the crimes of child rapist/assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spare me...
  • Penn State must pay price for elevating game above lives

    Penn State must pay price for elevating game above lives
    They knew. Those are the two words that have been going through my mind since the release of the Freeh report. After months of examination of all of the facts surrounding the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case, the Freeh report proved that the top Penn...
  • For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath

    For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath
    Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
  • NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions

    NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions
    Penn State deserved to be punished. There is no questioning that. But the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctioning of the football team – doled out by president Mark Emmert himself – solves nothing. If anything, it reinforces the wrong message:...
  • One reader's take on what happened at Penn State

    Here's what I think happened at Penn State: In 2001, Mike McQueary reported to Coach Joe Paterno that he witnessed a serious crime committed against a child by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky in the football building at Penn State. Based on the...
  • Divided Penn State board: We'll keep complying with NCAA deal

    By a vote of 19-8, Penn State University trustees Wednesday morning approved a litigation settlement proposal promising the university will "remain committed to full compliance with the Consent Decree" signed with the NCAA in 2012, including a $60 million...