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November 02, 2012

Penn State President Charged in Sandusky Case

Graham Spanier, the former president of Pennsylvania State University, was charged Thursday with eight counts, including perjury and endangering the welfare of children, relating to a child sex-abuse scandal at the university, reports The Washington Post. Jerry Sandusky, a Penn State assistant football coach and founder of the Second Mile Foundation, a charity in State College, Pa. that worked with disadvantaged youths, was found guilty in October of abusing boys and was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison.