Found July 15, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
In a clear sign that the leadership and culture at Penn State University still needs a major overhaul, the Board of Trustees reportedly want the Joe Paterno statue next to the football field on campus to remain standing. ESPN reports that the Board of Trustees have quietly committed to keeping the statue, and that they even hope it will remain that way forever. Their reasoning, according to Dan Van Natta Jr., is pretty sickening. The trustees’ reluctance to remove the statue is motivated, in part, by a desire not to offend alumni and students who adore the late coach despite the damning findings of his role in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse cover-up detailed in the Freeh report, the sources said. Some trustees also said in interviews they want to resist being pressured by the media into a sudden decision about such an emotionally charged issue. This sounds to me like the school is still making poor decisions because of money. They don’t want to offend the alumni and students...
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  • It will also serve as a reminder how Joe fell from grace due to Sandusky crimes and the failure PSU administration to treat them with more urgency and concern for the victums
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