STATE COLLEGE — The NCAA and where its headed will be the subject of a panel discussion Penn States sports journalism program is presenting at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the State Theatre.
The Future of the NCAA and its Membership is free and open to the public.
Malcolm Moran, Knight chairman in sports journalism and society and director of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State, will moderate the panel.
The speakers will be: Gene Corrigan, former NCAA president who served as commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference and director of athletics at Notre Dame; Amy Perko, executive director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics; R. Scott Kretchmar, professor of exercise and sport science at Penn State who was inaugural chairman of the NCAA scholarly colloquium on college sports; and Thomas OToole, assistant managing editor for USA Today Sports.
The talk comes as Penn State is attempting to deal with unprecedented sanctions from the NCAA for its role in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.