Behind an Ex-President, a Band of Loyalists

Graham Spanier

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Graham Spanier, former president of Pennsylvania State U.

Even the banished have their company.

Graham B. Spanier saw his towering reputation as Pennsylvania State University’s president left in tatters in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal, and many of his old allies have faded away. But a few people are gathering in the corner of this ousted administrator, who is fighting to clear his name in court and to rehabilitate his image in public.

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