The Penn State Alumni Association has released a statement on the allegations. Check it out after the jump.
When President Graham Spanier and his wife Sandra were named the 2011 Renaissance Fund honorees this summer, there's no way the events of this week could have been foreseen.
Lawyers for both deposed Athletic Director Tim Curley and the now-resigned Vice President for Finance and Business have released statements, reiterating their clients' innocence. Caroline Roberto, Curley's attorney, compared the charge of "failure to report" to a speeding ticket, because the two are both summary offenses. She also said that the perjury charge was a "last resort," claming that prosecutors "charge it when they can’t prove the person did anything wrong."
Disgust. Dissapointment. Anger. Sadness. There are an infinite number of adjectives to describe these feelings. Penn State students are disgusted by the Jerry Sandusky situation, and are voicing their displeasure.
In wake of the scandal invovling its founder Jerry Sandusky, The Second Mile has released a statement, and from the looks of it, Penn State's administration could take some public relations and crisis management lessons from them. Within the statement they encourage anyone with information involving the investigation to come forward while also reminding everyone of their mission statement to help children. The statement can be read in full on their website, but below are some key excerpts.
Despite a Deadspin report alleging a connection between the Penn State University Sports Camps and Jerry Sandusky's own Sandusky Associates camp, a representative from the Penn State Sports Camp department says there is no affiliation.