Former Penn St. Pres. knew of Sandusky Investigation Months Before Arrest



The higher-ups in Happy Valley knew all about Jerry Sandusky and the investigation surrounding him long before the national media took hold of it. The then University leader who’s been since forced to resign told his trustees about it, but no decisive action was taken.

From State

Months before Jerry Sandusky was criminally charged, then-Penn State President Graham Spanier informed some university board members about the grand-jury investigation into the former assistant football coach, current President Rodney Erickson has told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Erickson’s comments are included in a Post-Gazette report published Wednesday. It’s accompanied by a video of interview excerpts.

Today the University extended Erickson’s contract till 2014.

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