- On Friday, Penn State's Board of Trustees revealed that the institution was now authorized to make settlement offers to some of the people claiming they were victims in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
- Sandusky, the school's former assistant football coach, is currently serving a 30-to-60-year prison sentence.
- No agreements have been signed yet, and the offers are "within a range of dollar values" that have yet to be specified, but the university hopes to finish the process over the course of the next several weeks.
From the article:
... In a written statement, Rodney A. Erickson, Penn State’s president, called the move “yet another important step toward the resolution of claims from Sandusky’s victims.” ...