In the course of former FBI Director Louis Freeh's independent investigation, e-mails were discovered and immediately turned over to the State Attorney General. In deference to the legal process, the University cannot comment further on specifics of the ongoing legal case as it unfolds. We continue to work with the State Attorney General, the US Attorney and Judge Freeh in their investigations into this matter. We will continue to cooperate fully with all legal processes to determine what happened and ensure personal accountability.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Over the past six weeks, nearly 2,000 Penn State employees have attended the University's professional training program designed to help employees recognize and report suspected child abuse.
The program is part of Penn State's initiative to help ensure a safe community for children, said Susan Cromwell, director of workplace learning and performance in Penn State's Office of Human Resources.
The effort is being led by a team of individuals from Penn State's Center for Workplace Learning and Performance, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR), WPSU Learning and Media Design Team, University Police, Penn State Student Affairs, Intercollegiate Athletics, Centre County Women's Resource Center, faculty experts and professionals throughout the community.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State has finalized a new administrative policy, AD-72, "Reporting Suspected Child Abuse." The policy provides guidance to University employees regarding mandated reporting requirements according to the University and the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law. In conjunction with this new policy release, revisions and clarifications to AD-39, the administrative policy regarding minors on campus, have been made and released.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association today released a new national survey of its alumni, conducted by market research firm StrategyOne. The study’s purpose was to better understand alumni views and opinions on a variety of issues about Penn State, including recent events.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State released the following statement today regarding the beginning of Jerry Sandusky’s trial surrounding child sexual abuse charges.
“The acts that Jerry Sandusky is accused of committing are horrible and if proven true, deserve punishment.