President Rodney Erickson to appear on CBS' 'Face the Nation'

July 27, 2012

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- President Rodney Erickson spoke at length with CBS "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer today (July 27), discussing the upcoming 2012-2013 academic year as well as his enthusiasm and determination to instill a proud Penn State culture that is equally based on academics and athletics.

The interview is scheduled to air on "Face the Nation" (CBS) at 10:30 a.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. CT on Sunday, July 29.

Schieffer and Erickson also confer on the release of and response to the Freeh Report, the NCAA sanction process, as well as a host of additional topics.

Local outlets of CBS affiliates may air short segments of the piece tonight during the nightly news.

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  • Penn State President Rodney Erickson will appear on CBS' 'Face the Nation' at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Sunday, July 29.

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