Sep 24, 2013 — Punished after the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal, the school has since made "progress toward ensuring athletics integrity," the NCAA says. So, a limit on how many scholarships it can give to football players is being eased.
May 30, 2013 — The family of late football coach Joe Paterno says it will file a lawsuit in Pennsylvania today, seeking the reversal of NCAA sanctions against Penn State that resulted from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Aug 24, 2012 — The university reports it will exceed its enrollment goal as the fall term begins. Still, new students and their parents have some pragmatic questions about how the scandal will affect them.
Aug 23, 2012 — Graham Spanier lost his job in the wake of the scandal over former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Spanier says he never knew Sandusky was molesting young boys.
Aug 15, 2012 — Dismissed because of evidence that he didn't do enough to alert authorities to a former assistant's abuse of young boys, Paterno knew he'd been ruined. "My name," he said, was "gone." Journalist Joe Posnanski's book goes on sale next week.
Aug 3, 2012 — The family argues that the sanctions were implemented in haste and without due process.
Jul 23, 2012 — A "conspiracy of silence" allowed former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to continue preying on young boys, the athletic association said.
Jul 13, 2012 — The former FBI director's investigators were "more successful in burrowing into the traditionally closed university" than state investigators had been, writes Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Sara Ganim of Harrisburg's The Patriot-News.
Jul 12, 2012 — Former FBI Director Louis Freeh and his team of investigators allege that the legendary football coach and other leaders at the school "failed to take any steps" for 14 years to help the young boys who were sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky.
Mar 12, 2012 — The university said the star Penn State coach did his minimum legal duty but that was not enough.