The "absolute monarch" of Penn State University

Nov 09 2011 Published by under #FWDAOTI, Education, Ethics

If you want to understand the child molestation case that has rocked Penn State University in full, you need to read PhysioProf's take on the matter.

Joe Paterno–who has been the head coach for 46 years is the absolute monarch of that program, with absolute power. Regardless of whether he satisfied the bare minimum of legal requirements to report what he knew about the rape of children to his “superiors”–which as absolute monarch at Penn State, he really had none

emphasis added, but not really needed.

Go Read.

2 responses so far

  • Thanks for linking, holmes. Those who care about Penn State as an institution should be relieved that the trustees shitcanned both the president and Paterno. And BTW, lest anyone think that the trustees should have moved even faster, from the unsealing of the indictment on Saturday to the time of the shitcanning is *extraordinarily* rapid action by any university board of trustees.

  • drugmonkey says:

    from the unsealing of the indictment on Saturday to the time of the shitcanning is *extraordinarily* rapid action by any university board of trustees.

    No shit. Especially given Joe Paterno's four decade career there...

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