STATE COLLEGE (KDKA/AP) — It took just a few minutes for Penn State trustees to reaffirm the shake-up since a child sex abuse scandal broke.
The board’s executive committee came together via a conference call this morning.
Members unanimously reaffirmed the firing of football coach Joe Paterno, the resignation of Graham Spanier as president and the appointment of Rodney Erickson as his successor.
The board scheduled the meeting after criticism that the trustees violated the state open-meetings law by taking its initial votes behind closed doors last month.
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