Altoona professor to appear on television show with President Spanier

October 04, 2010

Robert Trumpbour, associate professor of communications at Penn State Altoona, will appear on the Big Ten Network (BTN) show "Expert Opinion with Graham Spanier." 

Trumpbour's episode, "Design and Management of Stadiums," will make its debut at noon Monday, Oct. 18 on the Big Ten Network.

Penn State produces "Expert Opinion with Graham Spanier," a national talk show series that focuses on critical issues impacting collegiate athletics. Each one-hour episode is filmed in high definition in the Big Ten Network (BTN) studios in Chicago. Graham Spanier, president of Penn State, is the show’s moderator and each episode includes three guests who bring their expertise to the conversation. Spanier is no stranger to a microphone, with experience in television and radio. The state-of-the-art BTN studios are in Chicago’s Near North neighborhood, housed in the historic building that was for many years home to the Montgomery Ward mail-order catalog company.

Go to for more information about the 'Expert Opinion' shows and to watch previously aired episodes. A preview of this episode is available at /video/163792/2013/02/09/video-no-title.

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Last Updated October 05, 2010