Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Salaries of presidents of U.S. public universities rose almost 5 percent in the last fiscal year, even as tuition rose and student debt soared, with the median pay package topping $400,000, according to a report released on Sunday. Full story
Filmmaker John Ziegler, who is seeking to exonerate Joe Paterno in a new documentary, interviewed former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Speaking with Matt Lauer on TODAY, he discusses his conversation with Sandusky, during which Sandusky said: “If he (Paterno) absolutely thought I was (a
Joe Paterno’s wife Sue has broken her silence more than a year after the Jerry Sandusky scandal to praise her husband, who was fired as the head coach of Penn State’s football team. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
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Sources tell NBC News that state prosecutors have prepared charges against Graham Spanier, Penn State's former longtime president, as well as more charges for two ex-school officials who have already been indicted. They are accused of lying to a grand jury and trying to cover up the sex-abuse scand
Attorneys for imprisoned former football coach Jerry Sandusky file an appeal, claiming they weren't given time to prepare a proper defense, and new evidence. WJAC's Gary Sinderson reports.
Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentence motion in Bellefonte, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Thursday's hearing in Bellefonte is expected to delve into the legal challenges filed by Sandusky's lawyers, i
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in Bellefonte, Pa. A federal judge on Friday, March 1, 2013 said the insurance carrier for the children's charity founded by Sandusky
This Feb. 6, 2013 photo released by ABC shows Sue Paterno, widow of legendary football coach Joe Paterno, right, with Katie Couric for an exclusive interview for the "Katie" show in New York. Paterno is fighting back against the accusations against her husband that followed the Jerry Sandusky scanda