January 1, 2012
Penn State Scandal Encompasses Professors, Too
Faculty members demand greater role in university affairs
Nabil K. Mark for The Chronicle
On game days you won't find Robert C. Marshall at the football stadium with the fans flaunting Pennsylvania State University blue and white. Mr. Marshall, chairman of the university's economics department, doesn't like crowds and prefers to spend his Saturdays playing golf or revising a research paper.
So it was unusual for Mr. Marshall, after the Penn State child-abuse scandal broke last fall, to go out and buy both a Nittany Lion ring and a lapel pin. He also fished around in a