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Former Penn State President Graham Spanier, 2 Other Administrators Face Jail Time For Child Endangerment

Graham Spanier, the former Penn State president who was at the school during the Jerry Sandusky scandal, and two other former PSU officials have been sentenced to jail time for child endangerment.

According to Penn Live, after taking his case to trial, Spanier is looking at two months in jail, and an additional two months of house arrest.

Two other former Penn State officials—former athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz—are each facing between two and three months of jail time, and additional months of house arrest and probation.

The Associated Press has more from the legal proceedings in Harrisburg today.

Prosecutors say former Penn State President Graham Spanier was a "failure as a leader when it matter most," when university administrators failed to act on a 2001 sex abuse allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Laura Ditka, a prosecutor in the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, says Spanier chose to "protect his reputation and the reputation of his friends and the reputation of the University above the well-being of some innocent children. She called that inexcusable.

Sandusky is currently appealing his 30-to-60 year sentence after being convicted for his long-term spree of child molestation.

[Penn Live; Associated Press]