Neb chancellor: Game, scandal separate issues
Nebraska Chancellor Harvey Perlman says his school’s
participation in Saturday’s game at Penn State ”in no way condones
the conduct that has been alleged or makes a statement about the
truth or falsity” of allegations of child sex abuse by a former
PSU assistant coach.
Perlman’s statement Wednesday night followed the firings of PSU
coach Joe Paterno and president Graham Spanier.
Perlman said players from both schools have worked hard to be in
a position to play. ”I hope all fans will be respectful of the
contest between these student-athletes, even as we share in the
outrage of what is alleged and the pain suffered by the
Perlman added ”everything I know about Graham makes it
difficult for me to believe he would ignore clear allegations of