Graham Spanier, 2 Other Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time in Sandusky Case

The former president of Pennsylvania State University and two other campus administrators were sentenced on Friday to jail time for failing to protect the welfare of children who were sexually assaulted by the former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, Penn Live reports.

Graham B. Spanier, the former president, was sentenced to four to 12 months, with two months in jail and two under house arrest, $7,500 in fines, two years’ probation, and 200 hours of community service. He, the former athletic director Timothy M. Curley, and former Vice President Gary C. Schultz were charged in 2011, but only Mr. Spanier pleaded not guilty to the charges.

In March, Mr. Spanier was found guilty on one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of children. Mr. Curley and Mr. Schultz were sentenced to serve seven to 23 months and six to 23 months of jail time, respectively, after pleading guilty to similar misdemeanor charges. Both were fined $5,000 and will perform 200 hours of community service.

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