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PSU names Eric Barron new president

Updated: February 18, 2014, 5:37 AM ET
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State's trustees did not disguise their satisfaction as they named one of the school's former administrators its next president.

The board voted unanimously 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.

Barron, 62, had worked at Penn State for two decades, including four ...

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