Category: Media Statement

Statement on Commemoration of Joe Paterno’s 50th Anniversary

PS4RS Statement on Commemoration of Joe Paterno’s 50th Anniversary September 1, 2016 —- Penn State President Eric Barron today announced that the university will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Joe Paterno’s first game as Penn State head coach during the…

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PS4RS Statement on PMA Insurance Documents Release

July 12, 2016 — Today, a Philadelphia judge released settlement records relative to Penn State’s ongoing dispute with PMA Insurance. The insurance carrier had previously declined coverage of $93 million in claims that the University had already dispersed to more…

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May 6, 2016 — “Since Day One, Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship has promoted truth and transparency. That mission has not changed. We have learned firsthand that rushes to judgement are not productive and are often extremely harmful. Therefore, in the interest…

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PS4RS backs Alumni Trustees’ continued efforts for Freeh Report source materials

April 20, 2015 —- Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS) wholeheartedly supports the efforts of the alumni-elected trustees to gain unfettered access to the source materials for the Freeh Report, specifically today’s Common Pleas Court filing of a Petition to Compel Inspection of Corporate Documents.

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2015 Penn State Alumni Trustee Ballot Dominated By PS4RS-Endorsed Candidates


Two current reform-minded trustees and one newcomer with an interest in the legal implications of the Freeh Report will be the only names on Penn State’s alumni trustee ballot this year.

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Statement on Keith Olbermann suspension

PS4RS is gratified that Keith Olbermann was suspended after his atrocious comments attacking the selfless efforts of Penn State students participating in THON. Once again, when Penn State has been attacked, Old Main has remained silent while students, alumni and…

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PS4RS 2015 Endorsement Announcement

PS4RS endorses McCombie, Lubrano and Tribeck for Penn State Alumni Board of Trustees.

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01-28-2015: PS4RS applauds President Barron’s criticism of the Freeh Report


PS4RS Legal Review of the Freeh Report, which we published in September 2012 (more than two years ago), listed many of the same defects identified today by President Barron, as well as several others

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PS4RS Comment on Corman & McCord v NCAA settlement

We thank Senator Corman and Treasurer McCord for their efforts on Penn State’s behalf. Unfortunately we cannot support an agreement that does not require the NCAA to acknowledge its wrongdoing. The NCAA had no authority to impose any sanctions on…

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Today, we learned that the very trustees who voted against opposing the NCAA Consent Decree have now secretly penned an agreement with the NCAA that would supersede the original document. In excluding their fellow trustees from this discussion, the trustees…

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