Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Independent investigation sought by Penn State faculty into child sexual abuse scandal Independent investigation sought by Penn State faculty into child sexual abuse scandal
An independent investigation has been initiated by Penn State faculty members on allegations involving Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse charges.  The faculty senate endorsed... Independent investigation sought by Penn State faculty into child sexual abuse scandal

An independent investigation has been initiated by Penn State faculty members on allegations involving Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse charges.  The faculty senate endorsed a resolution asking for an investigation to be headed by an independent committee whose member had no connections with Penn State nor had ever been in association with Penn State in general.

picture of penn state building

At first criticism was thrust upon Penn State as they announced an internal investigation that would be headed by two trustees from Penn State by the name of Kenneth Frazier CEO of Merck pharmaceutical company and state Education Secretary Ronald Tomalis.

Penn State president Graham Spanier Former and Penn State head coach Joe Paterno both were fired amidst the scandal which involved Penn State football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s charges of child sexual abuse on at least 8 boys inside school facilities which were reported to school administrators but not police and occurred during a 15 year period.

picture of jerry sandusky getting arrested

Blame falls on Joe Paterno’s and Graham Spanier for not doing anything about the act after a graduate assistant claimed that he witnessed Sandusky sexually abusing a boy in the campus showers of Penn State.  Also former school administrators Tim Curley and Gary Shultz have been charged with not notifying authorities about Jerry Sandusky’s crimes.

Jerry Sandusky is claiming that he is innocent but has admitted to showering with them but not molesting them.