Penn State alumni-elected trustees get access to files used to create 2012 report on Sandusky

Associated Press

Nine Penn State trustees elected by alumni are getting access to documents used to create a 2012 report about how top university administrators handled sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

Board Chairman Keith Masser said in a letter to trustees Monday that he's directed a Philadelphia lawyer to make available a database and interview materials used to produce the report by former FBI director Louis Freeh.

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Masser's letter says trustees who want to review the millions of pages will have to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Alumni-elected trustee Anthony Lubrano calls Masser's letter "a good start" and says he and the others will probably have some ideas about how to modify the process.

The alumni-elected faction has been critical of the report.