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.
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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.READ MORE: COVID-19 In West Virginia: Gov. Justice To Lift Indoor Gathering Limits At Bars, Most Businesses
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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