Below is a link to a PowerPoint presentation by John Diercks (#6 on the ballot). It supports his campaign for the Penn State Board of Trustees. The presentation has audio. Using this link you can download the presentation.
On the post prior to this one, you can scroll through the presentation but can’t listen to the audio.
Stephanie Deviney, Paul Suhey, Paul Silvis, and Keith Masser still don’t get it. The Sandusky scandal thrust the BoT into the headlines, and it has failed in handling every situation since. They fired a legendary coach without due process, commissioned the Freeh investigation without sufficient guidelines, hired ineffective publicity firms, and didn’t even review the Freeh Report before its public release, which resulted in unjust sanctions by the NCAA against the University and the football program. Sure they have a few minor accomplishments thrust upon them in reaction to the outcry from alumni and reaction to recommendations in the Freeh report, but the Board’s actions since the Sandusky scandal reached the media have resulted in tremendous monetary expense (probably over $100 million) and severely damaged the public image of the University. Now they say they “messed up” in handling the Sandusky scandal from the beginning, but Deviney and Suhey want to be reelected to the Board!
I spent 26 years in the Air Force and commanded units for the last eight years. I’ve handled tough situations. The military handles “mess ups” by removing the responsible individuals from positions of authority. They are not given a second chance after failure. The Board failed and incumbents should not be given a second chance. In fact, it’s beyond amazing that Stephanie Deviney and Paul Suhey would even consider running for reelection to the BoT.