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Index Note: The Penn State division that includes its football program has had various titles. Cross references from each of these include: College of Health and Human Development; College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation; College of Physical Education and Athletics; Department of Physical Education; Physical Education Department; School of Physical Education and Athletics Abercrombie, James, 12–13 academic integrity v. athletic success, 12–13, 15–16, 22–23, 73, 76, 201–2n4, 206n59. See also athletics realignment (1980); commercialism (and college athletic programs); Grand Experiment academic-athletic model, 222–23n10. See also academic integrity v. athletic success; Grand Experiment Ad Hoc Committee on Varsity Athletics (1972), 224n30 Aeneid (Virgil), 100–101, 166, 201n35 Affelder, William L., 50 Affirmative Action, 146–47 African Americans, 23, 57, 107–9, 147, 148, 151, 224n37 Alabama, University of, 8, 9–10, 12–13, 22, 41, 78. 81, 91, 103–4, 107, 113–19 Alamo Bowl, 134, 169 Alexander, William, 113 Alma Mater, 5, 35, 36, 199n6 Alumni Advisory Committee of the Athletic Association: athletic director relationship, 38–39; athletic eligibility code, 40; athletic scholarships, 16; Bezdek hiring, 43; coach selection function, 68; early authority over athletics, 38–40; Grand Experiment effect, 72–73; purpose and function, 31–32, 37, 76; replacement, 48 alumni and athletics, 16–21, 32, 35–42, 43–52, 54–63, 65–69, 72, 74–76, 80, 85, 102, 111, 120, 122, 181, 205n45, 205n49, 210n13, 212n42, 215n31, 215n33, 217n31, 221n35. See also alumni societies; Graduate Manager of Athletics; specific alumni Alumni Quarterly, 41–42 alumni societies, 35–42, 210n7, 210n13, 211n20 American Council of Trustees and Alumni, 150 Ames, Knowlton “Snake,” 16 Andrews, J.M.H., 61 Architecture and Landscape Architecture fellowships , 115 Arnelle, Jesse, 108–9 Arnold, Karen, 131 Asbell, Bernard, 9, 156, 241n25 Asbury, William, 121, 145 assistant coaches and promotion, 25–26, 32, 33, 34, 67 Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), 142 Association of American Universities, 70, 94, 220n27 Atherton, Charlie, 14–15, 30, 202–3n17 Atherton, George Washington, 5, 13, 14–17, 21, 29, 35, 38, 112, 150, 171–72, 199n6, 202n11 Athletic Advisory Board, 60, 65–66, 73 Athletic Association, 14–15, 37, 68. See also Alumni Advisory Committee of the Athletic Association athletic control reform efforts, 47–52. See also academic integrity v. athletic success; Grand Experiment; Great Experiment athletic department. See also various other Penn State divisions which included its football program athletic field construction, 17 Athletic Integrity Office, 180 athletic power coup. See athletics realignment (1980) athletic program academic scandals (1950s and 1960s), 79 Smith_text.indd 249 12/7/15 11:11 AM 250 Index athletic scholarships: Athletic Advisory Board recommendations (1947), 65–66; Board of Trustees, 16, 38, 203n21; Board of Trustees and Faculty Senate Committee of Scholarships (1948), 65–66; Carnegie Report, 19; early growth in numbers awarded, 38; elimination by Beaver White Committee (1927), 48–49; history, 7, 200n12, 200n20; Levi Lamb Grant-in-Aid Fund (1952), 66; National Collegiate Athletic Association code, 20; Thomas administration, 19, 204n35, 204n39 athletic-academic counseling, 104–5, 118–19 athletics conferences, 89–90. See also specific conferences athletics policy control alternatives (mid1920s ), 47 athletics realignment (1980): criminal charges leveled against football players, 122–23; discussed and explained, 83–88; overviews, 10, 52, 58, 73, 75, 183; player character change with lowering athlete admission standards, 117–19; player disciplinary problem statistics , 242n38; player entitlement relationship , 117–19; presidential admit policy (for academically substandard athletes), 16, 22–23, 75, 105–7, 117–19, 121; Sandusky Scandal relationship, 88, 127, 171; “State Penn,” 119; trustee approval lack, 76. See also academic integrity v. athletic success; business-financial model; commercialism (and college athletic programs) Bach, John, 88, 148 Bachman, Denise, 125 Bahr, Walter, 82 Baldwin, Cynthia, 138, 155, 157, 171, 173, 182 Barbour, Sandy, 182 Barron, Eric, 182 Baugh, Kevin, 106 Bay, Rick, 97 Beaver, James A., 29, 35 Beaver Field, 17, 29, 44, 46, 162 Beaver Stadium, 24, 29, 36, 37, 46, 82, 133 Beaver White Committee (1927), 48–50 Bedenk, Joe, 7, 66, 162 Benét, Stephen Vincent, 161 Bentley, F.L., 61 Bergstein, Andrew, 10 Bermingham, Thomas, 100, 115 Berndt, Jerry, 25 Bérubé, Michael, 115, 244–45n44 Bezdek, Hugo: appointment as Director of the School of Physical Education and Athletics, 75; athletic scholarships elimination impact, 49–50; athletic scholarships recommendation , 58–59; background and experience, 42, 43–44, 113; coaching style and personality, 44–45, 46–47, 58–59; Director of Physical Education, 51, 58–59; firing as coach...



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  • Pennsylvania State University -- Sports.
  • Pennsylvania State University -- Football.
  • Paterno, Joe, 1926-2012.
  • Sandusky, Jerry.
  • Pennsylvania State University -- Sports -- Administration.
  • College sports -- Corrupt practices -- Pennsylvania -- University Park.
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