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Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case
Posted at 4:19 PM, Jun 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-02 17:19:29-04

Graham Spanier, the former president of Penn State University and chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was sentenced to jail time Friday for his role in the child sex abuse case of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Spanier, 69, will serve four to 12 months in jail and also got two years of probation.

In March, Spanier was found guilty of one count of endagering the welfare of a child.

Former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President of Finance Gary Schultz were also sentenced Friday.

Spanier served as chancellor of UNL from 1991 until 1996.