UNIVERSITY PARK, PENNSYLVANIA—Penn State officials at University Park issued the following statement today in response to the allegations against former president Graham Spanier, former athletic director Tim Curley and fomer vice president Gary Schultz:
Penn State officials today (Nov. 1) learned of the charges announced at a press conference held by Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly against former University President Graham Spanier, and of additional charges brought against former Athletic Director Tim Curley and former University administrator Gary Schultz, in relation to the Jerry Sandusky case. According to the attorney general, all three men are now charged with conspiracy; obstruction of justice; endangering the welfare of children; failure to report a crime; and perjury.
After charges were filed last November, Schultz returned to retirement and Curley was placed on administrative leave. Curley was on a fixed-term contract and has recently been given notice that his contract will not be renewed when it expires on June 30, 2013.
Sandusky, a retired former assistant coach, was convicted on June 22 of the abuse of 10 boys and sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.