Penn State trustees will consider renaming the child care center previously named for an administrator now facing perjury charges related to the Jerry Sandusky case.
That will be one of the items on trustees agenda when they meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Nittany Lion Inn.
Close to the top of the agenda is an update on the implementation of the Freeh report recommendations. This will be the first regularly scheduled meeting since July 13 at the Worthington Scranton campus that came the day after the board accepted the Freeh findings.
Penn State spokesman David La Torre said changing the name of the child care center is in the interests of families who bring their children there and the general public.
It had been the Gary Schultz Child Care Center at Hort Woods, with a dedication ceremony in September 2011. Schultz, a retired senior vice president, and another former administrator were charged with perjury and failure to report abuse in November and Schultzs name was removed from the center soon after. Schultz maintains his innocence.
Also on the agenda is Penn States appropriation request for 2013-14.
Each year, the university asks the state for funding as part of its budget planning process. Its unclear whether the universitys funding request has an impact on how much money the state ultimately budgets for Penn State. The state slashed support nearly 20 percent in 2011-12 and kept it flat this year. The fiscal year starts July 1.
Along with the afternoon meeting, trustees will have committee seminars Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.
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