Penn State students react to Jerry Sandusky arrest

Pennsylvania State University trustees gathered Sunday night for an emergency, closed-door meeting to discuss the arrest of former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on charges that he had sexually abused eight boys over 15 years—and allegations that several top university administrators knew of the abuse but did not alert police, the Washington Post reports. A handful of students stood outside the administration building with signs reading: “Protecting molesters?” and “Tonight I am ashamed of PSU.” Meanwhile, students and alumni petitioned online for PSU President Graham Spanier to step down or be fired. Twitter lit up with outrage. Following the Sunday night meeting, the university announced that Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley had been put on administrative leave, and Gary Schultz, interim senior vice president for finance and business, had stepped down…

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