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Company Overview of Pennsylvania State University

Company Overview

Pennsylvania State University is an educational and research institution that offers certificate, associate, bachelors, masters, doctoral, and post bachelor’s degrees. It offers courses in agricultural sciences; arts and architecture; business; communications; earth and mineral sciences; health and human development; information sciences and technology; liberal arts; and nursing. The university was founded in 1855 and is based in University Park, Pennsylvania.

201 Old Main

University Park, PA 16802-1505

United States

Founded in 1855





Key Executives for Pennsylvania State University

Interim Dean
Senior Vice President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School
General Counsel, Vice President and Director
Age: 71
Associate Vice President of Auxiliary and Business services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Pennsylvania State University Key Developments

Pennsylvania State University - University Park Appoints Donna Bahry as Interim Director of the Paterno Fellows Program

Pennsylvania State University - University Park announced that Donna Bahry, professor of political science, has been appointed as interim director of the Paterno Fellows Program in the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State for the 2016-17 academic year. Bahry has served on the Paterno Fellows Program Advisory Board since 2013. Her research focuses on politics in newly democratic countries, and on political attitudes and behavior, ethnicity and federalism in post-Soviet states. She is the author of "Outside Moscow: Power, Politics and Budgetary Policy in the Soviet Republics" and of articles in a number of journals.

Pennsylvania State University Announces Resignation of Michael Diraimo as Vice President for Government and Community Relations, Effective September 15, 2016

Pennsylvania State University announced the resignation of Michael DiRaimo as vice president for Government and Community Relations, effective September 15, 2016. In his advisory role, DiRaimo will continue to lead the University's Military Appreciation Week initiative.

Penn State Seeks Dismissal of Graham Spanier's Breach-Of-Contract Case

Penn State University has filed a motion in Centre County Court seeking dismissal of a breach-of-contract suit brought by former president Graham Spanier. Spanier alleges that university officials have repeatedly violated terms of a November 2011 separation agreement he says contained provisions meant to shield him from university-sponsored criticism over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. His suit highlights Penn State's publication on its website of the Freeh Report, which said Spanier was complicit in a decision not to take a 2001 sex abuse allegation against Sandusky to authorities; and subsequent media appearances in which trustees criticized Spanier's role in the case and defended their own actions in its aftermath.

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