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Rodney Erickson

New Presidents At Major Universities Will Have Extra Duties

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 06.29.2013 | College

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Wanted: chief executive to oversee a multibillion-dollar enterprise that employs thousands, educates tens of thousands, pushes cutti...

PSU Will Not Punish The Racist Sorority Party

AP | By GENARO ARMAS | Posted 02.06.2013 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State president Rodney Erickson admonished students who wore costumes and held offensive signs in photographs circulated on...

Penn State President: We Got Better

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 01.06.2013 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State has been strengthened by improvements to compliance and governance in the year since former assistant football coach ...

Penn State's Accreditation Status 'In Jeopardy'

AP | RON TODT | Posted 10.13.2012 | College

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An accrediting organization has told Penn State that its status is "in jeopardy" based on recent developments in the Jerry Sandu...

JoePa Statue Removed, Became A 'Source Of Division'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2012 | College

Penn State officials defended their decision to tear down former head coach Joe Paterno's statue in a statement released Sunday -- one day before NCAA...

Penn State Vows To Change After Sandusky Scandal

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The head of the Penn State board of trustees is vowing to put into effect changes recommended in a report on the child sex...

Penn State and the Future

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 09.17.2012 | College
Davis Schneiderman

Anyone who has ever lived in Pennsylvania would need no reminder of the omnipresence of the state's football culture.

Penn State Alumni Question Joe Paterno Firing

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Penn State President Rodney Erickson wrapped up three cities in three days of often tense meetings with alumni assuring this: "We're ...

NFL Legend Urges Fellow Penn State Alumni To Be 'Relentless'

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | Sports

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. -- Former Penn State running back Franco Harris doesn't believe Joe Paterno's firing was in the school's best interest and urged ...

Joe Paterno's Son Rips Penn State Over Firing His Father

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Joe Paterno's son, Scott, said Thursday it's becoming apparent that his father's ouster as Penn State head coach by school ...

Penn State President Angers Alumni In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 03.13.2012 | Sports

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — A plan designed to soothe angry Penn State University alumni may instead be sowing seeds of outrage. School President Ro...

The Failure of Trusteeship at Penn State

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.12.2012 | College
SaraKay Smullens

It was only a matter of time before the public would begin to assess the role of trustees in this horror story and to find them seriously lacking.

Penn State President To Face Alumni In Pittsburgh

AP | KEVIN BEGOS and MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.12.2012 | College

PITTSBURGH — Penn State University President Rodney Erickson was grilled Wednesday by alumni unhappy about how the school handled a child sex ab...

Penn State Memos Show Funding Fears, Secrecy Effort

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Penn State's board of trustees and president focused on repairing the school's tarnished image and braced for financial backla...