Graham Spanier found himself in the middle of the abuse scandal at Penn State. Now, he reveals that he was regularly physically abused by his father, a Jewish escapee of Nazi Germany.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit on Monday seeking to end the state’s prosecution of him on charges he tried to cover up child abuse by onetime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Salaries of presidents of U.S. public universities rose almost 5 percent in the last fiscal year, even as tuition rose and student debt soared, with the median pay package topping $400,000, according to a report released on Sunday.
Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier, who was accused of covering up the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal and fired a year ago, will be paid more than $2.4 million in severance and compensation, the university said on Thursday.
Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier was freed on bail on Wednesday after his arraignment on charges he covered up the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal in what prosecutors called a “conspiracy of silence.”
Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier has been charged with trying to cover up child sex abuse by former football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Fallout from the Penn State sex abuse scandal has hit the Jewish community. Ousted president Graham Spanier was a vocal supporter of the school’s Hillel.
Students rioted in the streets of State College, Pa., Wednesday night after Penn State’s board fired revered football coach Joe Paterno, who has been caught up in a spiralling child sex scandal involving a former top assistant coach.