Former Penn State’s president convicted of endangerment over handling of Sandusky

March 24, 2017 GMT

By Staff

HARRISBURG -- Graham B. Spanier, the former Pennsylvania State University president once considered one of the nation’s most prominent college leaders, was convicted Thursday of endangering children by failing to report signs that Jerry Sandusky was a serial sex predator.

After about 12 hours of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men found Spanier guilty of a single felony count of endangerment. He was acquitted of a second count, as well as a count of conspiracy.

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