Penn State has a new president. Though we'll have to wait until Monday to officially meet him, Onward State broke the news that Dr. Eric J. Barron, the current president of the Florida State University, will succeed Rodney Erickson as Penn State's 18th president.
Onward State has learned exclusively from two sources directly involved with the situation that Florida State President Eric J. Barron will become Penn State's next president. The decision will become official Monday at noon at a previously announced press conference.
Iowa will visit Happy Valley on Saturday, when Penn State (13-12, 4-8) will host the Hawkeyes (18-6, 7-4) in a battle between one of the Big Ten's best teams and one of its worst. The game will support Uplifting Athletes, and $3 for every ticket sold will help the organization.
A special Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Monday to announce the next Penn State president. Public information announced the meeting at about 1 p.m. today with no information about the purpose but the Centre Daily Times is reporting that the meeting is to name Rodney Erickson's successor.
They got the monkey off their back, but Penn State hockey has only just started to get going.
On Thursday, February 13th 2014, State College was blessed with the presence of Yeezus. The events that unfolded last night were unlike anything any of us anticipated witnessing.