Author Ted Hozza
Alumni Fellow Dr. David Han was approved for a full vote of the Board of Trustees by its Governance Committee this afternoon to serve as its faculty representative.
Pugh Street will transform into a pedestrian mall for this month’s First Friday event.
Add Steve Spurrier to the list of famous college football coaches to support Joe Paterno. In an interview with The State, a Columbia, S.C. newspaper, Spurrier reflected on his upcoming 70th birthday, and weighed in on the legacy of Penn State’s longtime coach.
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Louis Freeh wants to take Graham Spanier’s homefield advantage away in his defamation lawsuit against the former FBI Director.
Jeff Gordon, the retiring NASCAR driver visiting campus next week as part of an event announcing a partnership between Penn State and Axalta Coating Systems, will now drive through campus in a replica car prior to the event.
In a special Board of Trustees meeting, a resolution to pay additional Jerry Sandusky claimants was passed by a 18-6 vote. The six no-votes came from the present alumni-elected trustees, all of whom read statements of opposition into the record.
Upon finding discrepancies in some ballots cast in Wednesday’s UPUA Elections, the Elections Commission has conducted a recount, resulting in a change in the election of an at-large candidate.
Lauren Potter, best known for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester’s secretary Becky Jackson on “Glee,” will speak on campus April 14 at 7 p.m. in 26 Hosler Building as part of SPA’s Distinguished Speakers series.
NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon will visit the Berkey Creamery sometime between 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, where President Eric Barron will announce a “major, new university initiative” at a press conference.
The Abington professor charged with disorderly conduct after smoking on a plane is no longer teaching at Penn State.
Vice President for Student Affairs Damon Sims met with fraternity presidents this evening at the Nittany Lion Inn to discuss the Kappa Delta Rho situation and to respond to questions stemming from President Eric Barron calling for a “re-evaluation” of the Greek system at Penn State.
Damon Sims, the Vice President for Student Affairs, met with the media this afternoon to discuss the situation surrounding the allegations against Kappa Delta Rho. Sims detailed his plans moving forward with not only KDR, but the Greek system as a whole.
Students will hold a rally on the steps of Old Main at noon Friday to support the victims of Kappa Delta Rho’s alleged Facebook pages.
With a packed agenda including renovations to Beaver Stadium and the Lasch Building, the six standing committees of the Board of Trustees will meet today in Hershey, with a full board meeting to follow Friday. The board will vote on a variety of projects and initiatives ranging from changes in academic departments to the renovation of housing on campus, with a focus on capital planning.
Eric Barron is being called upon to cancel students’ plans to have controversial figure Bill Ayers speak on campus next week.
At first-glance, Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal looked as though it was beneficial to Penn State as a whole, but upon closer review, students’ wallets may be taking a hit after all.
Faculty, staff, and students were only alerted via PSU Alert that classes and campus activities were cancelled at 9:03 a.m. — less than an hour before classes were set to resume.
In his proposed state budget released today, Wolf appropriated $263.7 million for the university for an increase of 23 percent over last year’s appropriation by Tom Corbett. The budget still has to get through the Republican-dominated legislature, which may see Penn State’s take decrease before it is approved.
According to a report from StateCollege.com, Wolf’s proposed budget is expected to include a 23 percent funding increase for the university. Penn State is expected to receive $263.7 million in Wolf’s proposed budget, up from $214.1 million last year. Wolf’s proposed budget is set to be released tomorrow.