Month: July 2013
Graham Spanier’s testimony to the Grand Jury was read into evidence this morning as the preliminary hearing for the embattled former president, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz winds down in Harrisburg. One more witness is expected after an hour recess before going into closing arguments.
The Sporting News released their annual preseason All-Big Ten team, and Penn State is one of two schools to have four players honored.
Penn State is represented on the list by Deion Barnes, Kyle Carter, Allen Robinson and John Urschel, tying it with some school from Ohio that has had serious disciplinary issues in the past few days.
First, there was the freshman season football ticket fiasco in June. Now, students are having difficulty buying on-campus parking permits for the upcoming year. Registration for parking permits opened at 8 a.m. today, but students were unable to access the website due to server errors.
Frequently cited spokeswoman Lisa Powers testified for over an hour this morning. Powers served as Graham Spanier’s speechwriter for seven years before taking over as the director of Public Information, a position she currently holds.
Testimony in the preliminary hearing for the three embattled former Penn State administrators charged with concealing child sexual abuse is scheduled to continue this morning at 9 a.m. at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg. If all goes according to schedule, proceedings should wrap up mid-afternoon as Judge William Wenner claims only three witnesses are left to testify.
Penn State basketball announced that coach Pat Chambers and athletic director David Joyner will hold a press conference on Wednesday to reveal a “special announcement.”
Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Gary Schultz’s assistant testified that she delivered her boss confidential documents about Jerry Sandusky after becoming aware that the former football coach was charged with sexually abusing young boys. At this point in November 2011, she also knew about the investigation surrounding Schultz but “just wanted to help him out.”