Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was the highest paid public college president in 2011-2012 according to a study by the Chronicle of Higher Education, that is, if you include his severance package.
According to Philadelphia Inquirer sources, Ron Tomalis will be leaving his post as Governor Corbett's Education Secretary. Tomalis also serves as an Ex Officio member of the Penn State Board of Trustees.
Bill O'Brien has been keeping busy on the second Coaches Caravan, a dinner and meet-and-greet tour on which O'Brien and other Penn State athletic coaches get a chance to interact with fans and alumni. There was a video released by Fight On State following a recent stop on Penn State's DuBois campus of O'Brien's speech, the second-to-last destination on this spring's Coaches Caravan.
Having to leave state college and return home is an emotional roller coaster. However, you can take solace in the fact that there are thousands of other Penn Staters just like you going through the same five basic stages of readjusting to life outside of State College.
A week after 2012 Penn State graduate Kyle Chase Johnson tragically died while running the Pittsburgh half marathon, local muralist Michael Pilato painted his likeness on the Heister Street mural, a fitting tribute for a man who, by all accounts, was a quintessential Penn Stater.