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Trustees to Hold Meeting on Victim Settlements

The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday, October 26, at 5 p.m. to discuss the authorization of legal settlements for victims of Jerry Sandusky’s crimes.

The sole purpose of the meeting will be to the authorize the Subcommittee on Legal Affairs to approve any legal settlements related to Penn State’s negligence and liability in handling the Jerry Sandusky situation. It has been reported that Penn State is already in preliminary settlement talks with at least 20 Sandusky accusers.

The meeting is only expected to last 30 minutes, and will take place in room 108 of the Penn Stater Conference Center. It is unknown whether the meeting will be open to the public. Calls to the Board of Trustees office were not immediately returned. The meeting is not yet listed on the Board of Trustees website, and the next announced meeting is November 16.

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]


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