Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 7:16pm
Penn State's board of trustees and president focused on repairing the school's tarnished image and braced for financial backlash in the immediate aftermath of the child sex-abuse scandal that erupted two months ago, going so far as to recommend reminding any outraged donors that they wouldn't get their money back, according to internal memos obtained by The Associated Press.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 01/01/2012 - 7:44pm
As Pennsylvania State University faces litigation alleging the school failed to prevent a former assistant football coach from sexually abusing children, reputational damage is top of mind for risk managers at educational institutions.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 9:07pm
The FBI has arrested a Loyola University student suspected of threatening to blow up a building on the Uptown campus, apparently to avoid taking a test. Evelyn Hubbard, a junior biology major, sent two profanity-riddled emails to the Loyola Police Department on the morning of Nov. 17, saying she would blow up Monroe Hall and kill five professors whom she did not identify, according to an FBI affidavit.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 6:53pm
High-profile child sex abuse scandals at two universities have prompted the University of Wisconsin System to review its policies on employee and volunteer contact with minors and the reporting of crimes against children on campus.