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Penn State President Rodney Erickson announced plans for his retirement on January 11, 2012. 757 days later, and Penn State found its man to replace him.
There will be plenty of time to get to know Penn State's new president Eric Barron as he leads Old Main and the university over the coming years. For now, though, all we know is what has been printed in the media over Barron's nearly four decades in academia.
It wouldn't be THON season without hundreds of students walking around campus with shaved heads. The plethora of scalps is not a new fashion trend, but rather part of an annual fundraiser called "No Hair, Don't Care."
Florida State President Eric Barron acknowledged his impending move to Penn State for the first time publicly in an interview with the Tallahassee Democrat today. This confirms Onward State's report yesterday, although Penn State has yet to acknowledge its choice. The move is expected to become official on Monday at a special Board of Trustees meeting.
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.
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.
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