The recent sentencing of three high level Penn State officials to jail terms for failing to alert law enforcement officials to retired football coach Jerry Sandusky’s sexual molestation of young boys is right on the money. All three men, former school president Graham Spanier, former athletic director Tim Curley, and former vice president Gary Schultz were convicted of the same crime—child endangerment.
Holding people accountable for their actions or inactions that result in abuse, injury, or death, is critical to making our campuses safer.
Pennsylvania got it right, Virginia did not.
Following the Virginia Tech massacre, elected officials in Richmond spent millions on public relations firms and lawyers to cover up and obfuscate the facts of that rampage. The situation in Virginia is so bad that even the state’s Supreme Court introduced false evidence to hide what really happened on April 16, 2007. (To be continued)