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.”
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.
Syracuse University basketball assisant coach Bernie Fine was fired after a new tape emerged on which his wife discussed sex abuse allegations against him.
We think that moral tests like the Biblical akeda don’t apply to us. Then we read about Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s link to a abuse scandal, writes Samuel G. Freedman.
Joe Paterno?s firing amid a child abuse scandal unfolded on the national stage. One Penn State senior admires the coach, but worries that avodah zarah, idolatry, can be a dangerous thing.
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.