NCAA leaders lauded the Penn State for implementing changes in the way the university operates when the organization announced Tuesday it would gradually restore scholarships lost to the sanctions.
Penn State leaders, over the course of the past year, have worked to implement numerous reforms that have touched many parts of campus, such as Old Main, the athletics facilities, the human resource offices across all campuses and the residence halls that fill with children during the summer.
Here are a few examples of what Penn State has done over the past year that led to the NCAA easing up on the scholarship component of the sanctions:
Penn State officials said at last week’s board of trustees meeting that they want the reforms to become institutionalized, or a part of the fabric of the university. As a result, the hope is the university come out of the shadows of the Freeh report, the officials said.