Penn State Board of Trustees reportedly voted to take down the Joe Paterno statue according to Bonnie Bernstein.
The vote took place on a conference call last night. The statue will be removed this weekend.
Here’s Bernstein’s tweet regarding the decision.
Source: Penn State Board of Trustees voted on a conference call last night to take down Joe Paterno statue. Will happen this wknd.
— Bonnie Bernstein (@BonnieBernstein) July 20, 2012
UPDATE: Paul Pabst from the Dan Patrick Show reached out to Penn State and a spokesman had this to say:
A spokesman for Penn State University told me “I’m not aware of any decision being made about the statue.”
— Paul Pabst (@PaulPabst) July 20, 2012
UPDATE: From Laura Nichols of StateCollege.com:
Penn State Board member Capt. Ryan McCombie said “We did no such thing,” re: voting to take down Joe Paterno statue, made no more comment.
— Laura Nichols (@LC_Nichols) July 20, 2012
More details as they become available.