COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State's trustees aren't disguising their satisfaction after
naming one of the school's former administrators to become its next president.
board voted unanimously on Monday to hire Florida State University president
Eric Barron to lead the university after more than two years of turmoil
following the arrest of former longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky
on child molestation charges.
62-year-old Barron returns to where he worked for two decades, including four
as dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
Penn State president Rodney Erickson calls Barron "a person of the highest
Poliakoff with the American Council of Trustees and Alumni says Barron is a
good choice, but he's critical of his $1 million annual pay package and calls
the selection process flawed.