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.
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.”
President Barron explained some of the decisions he and the administration have made regarding the Greek life reform at Penn State.
Graham Spanier will try and have his child endangerment conviction thrown out as he seeks either acquittal or a new trial.
Preliminary hearings were held at the Centre County courthouse for former Beta Theta Pi members earlier Monday afternoon where approximately three hours of surveillance footage captured from the fraternity’s bid night was shown.
Eric Barron appointed members to the Greek-life Response Team, a group tasked with carrying out and measuring the effectiveness of newly approved Greek life changes.
Ray Walker, Penn State’s oldest alumnus, passed away this morning in his home at age 105 — or “living his 106th year,” as I’m sure he’d prefer to put it.
Ira Lubert, a 1973 Penn State graduate and chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, committed the $5 million gift that was announced on Monday morning.
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.