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Penn State Scandal: University's Accreditation Status 'In Jeopardy'

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An accrediting organization has told Penn State that its status is "in jeopardy" based on recent developments in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal... The commission said in an Aug. 8 notice that Penn State remains accredited while "on warning" but it wants a monitoring report submitted by the end of next month detailing steps taken to ensure full compliance with governmental requirements, that the university's mission is being carried out, that the commission will be fully informed and that Penn State is complying with standards on leadership and governance as well as integrity.


School: Sandusky denied job after background check

A central Pennsylvania college says former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was denied a volunteer coaching position last year because a background check revealed a high school was investigating him on sex abuse allegations later detailed by a grand jury.

Senh: Good to see that someone did their job and actually checked Sandusky's background before employing him.


Penn State appoints committee to investigate child sex abuse scandal

Penn State's board of trustees vowed Friday to restore "public trust in the university" and created a special committee to investigate the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the campus and community.


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