Baffled, Befuddled, and Bamboozled: Penn State Trustees and NCAA are Sinking

  by WALTER BRASCH   When we last left the baffled and befuddled Penn State trustees, they were trying to figure out what happened in the Great NCAA Sanctimonious Sanction. What happened is that the NCAA bamboozled university president Dr. Rodney Erickson. The NCAA—having spent most of its history figuring … Continue reading

Sunshine Still Blocked at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.–The Penn State Board of Trustees, still sanctimonious in its public moral outrage, continues to violate state law. The Board held a private three hour meeting, Wednesday evening [July 25] to discuss the NCAA sanctions and the role university president Dr. Rodney Erickson played in accepting the sanctions. … Continue reading

More Jokes From the Penn State Trustees

   by WALTER BRASCH   Whenever I need a couple of laughs, I turn to the bumbling self-aggrandizing antics of the Republican wing of Congress. However, in the past few months, the Penn State Board of Trustees has done the near-impossible; they have provided more laughs than the menagerie in … Continue reading

Labor Not Represented in Management of the ‘People’s Universities’

  by Walter Brasch    Although more than one million Pennsylvanians are members of labor unions, and the state has a long history of worker exploitation and union activism, neither of the two largest university systems has a labor representative on its governing board. The only labor representative on the … Continue reading