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Paterno Gets Extension

Penn State University president Graham Spanier and athletic director Tim Curley announced today an agreement that will provide for the opportunity of coach Joe Paterno leading the football program through the 2011 season. It was also agreed that the parties might re-evaluate their circumstances and alter the arrangement by either shortening or extending its length as necessary.

Paterno Gets Extension

Joe Paterno´s contract has been extended through 2011. (Barbara L. Johnston/Staff Photographer)
Joe Paterno's contract has been extended through 2011. (Barbara L. Johnston/Staff Photographer)

Penn State University president Graham Spanier and athletic director Tim Curley announced today an agreement that will provide for the opportunity of coach Joe Paterno leading the football program through the 2011 season. It was also agreed that the parties might re-evaluate their circumstances and alter the arrangement by either shortening or extending its length as necessary.

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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