DePasquale said the auditor’s office found an 8 percent error rate for required clearances mandated for children’s academic and sports camps on Penn State’s campus and a 4 percent error rate for other pre-employment background checks campuswide.
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DePasquale hopes these measures will help Penn State increase its transparency and accountability, especially within university governance.
DePasquale calls the university to create a task force “with a focus on identifying and lowering costs that are driving tuition into the stratosphere.”
The weekend of an away football game against Iowa, September 23-24, is officially slated as students’ last chance to participate in a canning trip.
Managers aren’t sure how long the application process could take, but they hope to start selling wine and beer as soon as possible if the application is approved.
Fraternity members who were slated to live in the house were advised to make other housing arrangements.
Zena Cardman will report to Johnson Space Center in August to begin her training.
Penn State’s Panhellenic Council released a letter Monday morning in response to the new Greek reforms passed by the Board of Trustees.
Here’s what you should know about this weekend’s Board of Trustees meeting about Greek life reform and the sentencing of former administrators Graham Spanier, TIm Curley, and Gary Schultz related to the Sandusky scandal.
The Piazzas released a letter to the Board of Trustees Thursday night outlining changes they hoped to see in Penn State’s Greek life regulation during the Board’s off-cycle meeting Friday. Now, the family’s lawyer says they’re disappointed in the Board’s decisions.
Penn State’s Interfraternity Council released a statement following the Board of Trustees’ unanimous approval of new Greek life reforms.
Penn State President Eric Barron ultimately outlined a plan that doesn’t seem like it’ll add much to the current reforms imposed during the spring semester.
The statement did not reveal details on the specifics of the plan, but it’s expected the Board of Trustees will discuss the viability of the plan and its implementation during its executive session Friday.
Those elected to the Alumni Council will serve from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.
Beta Theta Pi’s former Penn State chapter filed a motion Friday asking the Centre County Court of Common Pleas to hold Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller in contempt.
A portion of ticket proceeds from the June 13 game against the Colorado Rockies will be donated to THON.
“Ultimately, we hope and pray that somehow peace will come to the Piazza family. They deserved so much more from the young men Tim sought to join in the name of friendship and brotherhood.”
To honor Tim’s legacy, the Piazza Foundation will raise money to help people in need of prosthetic devices and provide a scholarship for a student at Hunterdon Central regional high school.
The statement reiterates how Penn State is working to change Greek life culture through strict policies, but goes on to explain no Penn State representative attended Tim Piazza’s funeral.
The university launched a frequently asked questions web page related to Greek-letter organizations, including additional information on the student conduct process former fraternity members — namely graduating seniors — will face.
Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed medical amnesty into law in 2011, meaning that any underage person who calls for help for an individual in a medical emergency is protected from getting cited for an underage.
Honorary Alumni receive a lifetime membership in the Alumni Association and a commemorative award, which will be presented on June 2.
During the 911 call, McCann did not reveal details of Piazza’s condition or the previous night, withholding any information about his falls.
BugPAC released a video last week using footage of some Borough Council meetings. Now, C-NET is threatening legal action if the political action committee doesn’t remove the video.
After Timothy Piazza’s initial fall and injuries, he fell multiple more times and fell down the stairs again in the morning.
Beta Theta Pi’s national chapter released a statement after Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller announced charges against members of the former Beta Theta Pi chapter at Penn State this morning.
President Eric Barron says he “never wants to do this again” during address of charges filed in Beta Theta Pi case.
Penn State released a statement on the charges Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller announced against members of the former Beta Theta Pi fraternity this morning.
Penn State’s Interfraternity Council released a statement responding to this morning’s charges against Beta Theta Pi fraternity brothers.