PSU trustees to meet, debate structural changes

    Penn State trustees are meeting in Hershey to discuss potential changes to the board amid criticism over its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

    Chair Karen Peetz has said adding an outreach committee and giving faculty, alumni and students more advisory roles are among changes that will be discussed at Friday’s meeting.
    Some ex-football players and vocal alumni disapprove of trustees’ actions in the aftermath of the charges against Sandusky, including the ouster of the late Hall of Fame head coach Joe Paterno.

    Six critics sitting in the back row of a Hershey Medical Center conference room waited until trustees walked in before pulling on white T-shirts in unison, each with a bold, blue letter to spell out the word “RESIGN.”

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