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Former PSU President Graham Spanier sues Louis Freeh for defamation

STATE COLLEGE, PA (WPMT)    Former Penn State University President,  Dr. Graham Spanier, filed a 140-page defamation complaint today against former FBI director Louis Freeh and his law firm, Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP, in the Court of Common Pleas in Centre County. 520 more words


Statement on Freeh Report criticsm


AUGUST 22, 2012 — “In this morning’s press conference regarding characterization of Dr. Graham Spanier within the Freeh Report, his attorney, the Honorable Timothy Lewis, a former United States federal judge, could have no more clearly stated the position of Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship when he said, ‘Penn State University deserved better and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania deserved better.’ We would add, that under the leadership of the Board of Trustees, specifically the students, parents and alumni of Penn State also have deserved far better. 155 more words

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Armour: NCAA failed victims in rush to judge Penn State

Now that the NCAA has been forced to back away from the draconian punishments it heaped on Penn State, maybe it’s time to take a closer look at the governing body’s own “culture.” 691 more words


Revolving doors for head coach and president at Penn State University

Greetings, readers. Lately I have had trouble remembering the name of the head coach of the Pennsylvania State University’s Nittany Lions football team. I also have trouble remembering the name of Penn State’s current president. 291 more words

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Jerry Sandusky, Penn State was not the NCAA's problem

It’s not often the NCAA can say that it got something right.

When it announced on Monday that it was reinstating Penn State’s bowl eligibility and restoring the program to a full 85-man scholarship limit starting in 2015, the NCAA actually did get something right. 736 more words

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If You are Subpoenaed to Appear Before a Pennsylvania Grand Jury, Learn from Graham Spanier’s Mistake: Take Your Lawyer

We wrote about the ongoing fallout from the Jerry Sandusky scandal in January, and whether former Penn State General Counsel Cynthia Baldwin made some critical missteps by appearing at the grand jury with former President Graham Spanier, Vice President Gary Schultz, and Athletic Director Tim Curley. 518 more words

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NYT Magazine July 2014:

The Trials of Graham Spanier, Penn State’s Ousted President


The trustees commissioned Louis Freeh, the former director of the F.B.I., to investigate how Sandusky, who was still awaiting trial, had been able to exploit children, some of them on campus, for more than a decade. 997 more words

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