STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he supported actions by Penn State’s trustees to force out football coach Joe Paterno and university President Graham Spanier (SPAN’-yer), saying he’d lost confidence in their ability to lead.
Corbett made the comments Thursday after a second day of private meetings by Penn State trustees amid an unfolding child sex abuse scandal involving the school.
He also says he’s disappointed in the actions of Paterno and Spanier. The trustees announced Wednesday night that Paterno would no longer be football coach and that Spanier would no longer be president.