Was it Right to Fire Paterno?
The Board of Trustees at Penn State have fired Spanier and Paterno for the "best interest of the university."
UPDATED Thursday 8 a.m.
The Penn State Board of Trustees announced at a press conference late tonight that Penn State President Graham Spanier and Head Football Coach Joe Paterno will be fired, effective immediately.
A statement released by the Board explains that the decisions were "in the best interest of the university."
This comes just a day after Paterno "retired" amid allegations of sex abuse against one of his former coaches, Jerry Sandusky.
Posted Wednesday, Nov. 9
According to the Associated Press, reported by Huffington Post, legendary Penn State Coach Joe Paterno will retire at the end of the football season, following the allegations of sex abuse against one of his former coaches, Jerry Sandusky.
Paterno released a statement, saying, "This is a tragedy. It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more."
Penn State Lehigh Valley students speak out about the scandal, according to this report on lehighvalleylive.com.