Penn State Probe in Sandusky Case Shifts to Awareness at Top Levels

Penn State Probe Shifts to Awareness at Top Levels 1

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Tim Curley (center), the Penn State athletic director on administrative leave, and Gary Schultz (right), the university's former senior vice president of finance and business, met a gantlet of reporters as they headed into a court hearing last November. Both face charges of lying to a grand jury and failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse, and both maintain their innocence.

In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky verdict, law-enforcement officials are shifting their focus to Pennsylvania State University, where investigators have readied evidence against former top administrators and athletics officials.

Two of those people—Gary Schultz, the university's former senior vice president of finance and business, and Tim Curley, the athletic director on administrative leave—face charges of lying to a grand jury and failing to report allegations of child