Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and vice president for business and finance Gary Schultz stepped down from their positions Sunday night but their troubles are only just beginning.
Curley and Schultz are facing arraignment Monday on charges they allegedly lied to a grand jury investigating former defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky and failed to properly report suspected child abuse.
Both men have maintained they are innocent of any wrongdoing in connection with the investigation into the charges that Sandusky sexually abused eight boys in a 15-year period.
After an emergency meeting of the Board of Trustees Sunday night, university President Graham Spanier announced that Curley and Schultz were out. Now they will likely have their day in court.
State Attorney General Linda Kelly and state police Commissioner Frank Noonan are scheduled to have a press conference regarding the case Monday afternoon. Curley and Schultz are expected to be arraigned sometime after the press conference.
On Saturday Sandusky was arrested on charges that he allegedly sexually abused boys he met through a charity he founded for at-risk youths called The Second Mile.
In a statement Sunday The Second Mile said that Sandusky has had no involvement with The Second Mile programs involving children since 2008, when Sandusky told the foundation that he was being investigated on child-sex allegations.
Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno testified before the grand jury and isn't considered a suspect. He called the charges were "shocking."
"The fact that someone we thought we knew might have harmed young people to this extent is deeply troubling," he said. "If this is true we were all fooled, along with scores of professionals trained in such things, and we grieve for the victims and their families. They are in our prayers."
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