Since Nov. 26, 2011, the U.S. Department of Education has been performing a campus security program review of Penn State’s compliance from 1998-2011 with the federal Clery Act. In 2013, Penn State received a preliminary report from the U.S. Department of Education and had the opportunity to respond as part of the department’s standard process.
Today (Nov. 3), the University received the final report from federal officials. In response to the Clery report, University leaders have issued the following statement.
The Penn State Board of Trustees heard a report today (May 6) from Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas Jones highlighting the significant ways in which Penn State and its graduates continue to impact the world.
Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones offered the Provost's Report during today's (May 6) Board of Trustees meeting at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Following is a transcript of his remarks.
In an overview today (May 6) of the past year and the progress made by the University, Penn State President Eric Barron touched on the status of 11 goals he had set and the successful launch of a wide array of initiatives, including increasing access and affordability of a Penn State education.
Students from sub-Saharan Africa will receive full scholarships to study science, technology or business at Penn State thanks to a new philanthropic partnership between Penn State and the Botstiber Foundation of Philadelphia.
Green is the new blue and white at Penn State New Kensington. Green as in Green Dot and Stand for State, an innovative Penn State program that empowers Penn Staters to stand up for one another. Stand for State is a University-wide initiative that promotes bystander intervention and its place in preventing sexual and relationship violence. Bystander intervention is based on the fact that people make decisions and continue behaviors based on the reactions they receive from others. The program promotes a sense of responsibility, which gives the bystander motivation to step in and take action.
The third annual assessment of Penn State’s ethics and compliance efforts released today (Sept. 21) not only lauds the University for its continued progress, but also recommends an early end to the mandated monitoring that has been in place since 2012.
Penn State is continuing to successfully undertake and implement initiatives launched in response to the recommendations of the Freeh Report, according to the 11th quarterly report tracking Penn State's progress in meeting the goals of the Athletics Integrity Agreement (AIA) signed by Penn State, the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference.
University officials have rejected a new demand by some alumni-elected trustees seeking confidential and privileged information and documents created three years ago as part of the investigation by Judge Louis Freeh.
Leading international researchers such as Harvard Medical School’s Martin Teicher, McGill University’s Michael Meaney and Christine Heim of Charité University Medical School at the Humboldt and Free University of Berlin will speak at the Penn State Network on Child Protection and Well-Being’s fourth annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being Sept. 30 to Oct. 1 at the Nittany Lion Inn. They, along with other top scientists, will share their findings about the ways stress “gets under the skin” under the theme “New Frontiers in the Biology of Stress, Maltreatment and Trauma: Opportunities for Translation and Resilience.”