Vicky Triponey

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Probe Looks At Emails, Joe Paterno’s Power

CNN reports that an independent investigation probing how the university handled the Sandusky allegations is looking deeper into the scope of Paterno’s power, specifically a series of emails by the former head of student affairs Vicky Triponey who said Paterno thwarted her attempts to discipline football players.


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PSU E-mails Reveal Power Struggle Over Player Discipline

E-mails dating back several years show that officials in the Penn State football program – particularly Joe Paterno – wanted to handle player discipline internally without the university’s guidance.