Gary Schultz

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 their athletic programs.

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics recently issued a report asking schools to devise stronger policies to balance sports with academics while curtailing improper behavior by coaches and athletes.

It remains to be seen how our major colleges will react. The fact is, no one but the prosecutors have a thorough knowledge of the evidence that will be...