The following letter was sent from Trustee Ryan McCombie to Trustees Chair Keith Masser yesterday informing him of McCombie's participation in the NCAA lawsuit and dedication to "fairness, due process and the rule of law."
As was announced last night on "Costas tonight," a lawsuit against the NCAA was filed in the Centre County Court of Common Pleas. The lawsuit was filed against the NCAA, Mark Emmert, both individually and as NCAA president, and Ed Ray, former chair of the NCAA Executive Committee.
Penn State set a school record during the 2012-2013 athletic year with 296 Academic All-Big Ten recipients, shattering the previous record of 261 during the 2007-2008 campaign.
Don't tell Penn State offensive guard Eric Shrive that he won't be able to reach his goal.
Shrive, the president of Penn State's Uplifting Athletes chapter, has set a goal for the organization to raise $300,000 this year, which would shatter last year's $110,000 total.
Don't panic. There's still time (but not much) to vote for your favorite candidate for Alumni Council, which governs the Penn State Alumni Association.
Alumni Association members have until May 31 to cast their ballots, and winners will be announced on June 1. The top vote-getters will claim 10 out of 86 seats on the council.