“We hope this is another step forward in the healing process for those hurt by Mr. Sandusky, and another step forward for Penn State,” school president Rodney Erickson said in a statement Monday.
Penn State’s trustees may not like the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctions against the university’s football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called “death penalty” — would have been worse.
The NCAA are set to hand down ‘unprecedented’ penalties to Penn State and their football program.
Some university trustees like the scheduled town hall meetings, but other Penn State supporters aren’t so sure about them.
Joe Paterno was fired by the school’s board of trustees amid the growing furor over how the school handled child sex abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.