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Susan Robinson Fruchtl
Susan Robinson Fruchtl: Coaching the future

Former Penn State women’s basketball player, now administrator, guides student-athletes as they pursue their dreams.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Susan Robinson Fruchtl

Susan Robinson Fruchtl, in her first year as athletics director at Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania), is now coaching her coaches and enjoying their successes with them.

NCAA awards 2016 research grants

Four research teams will receive a total of $100,000 through the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program, designed to enhance college athletes’ life skills, psychosocial well-being and mental health.

NCAA response to Penn State recommendation

As reflected in the third annual report of the independent athletics integrity monitor, Penn State has made considerable progress through its commitment to reform and we support the recommendation that the monitoring conclude at the end of...

NCAA reaches proposed settlement in Corman lawsuit

Programs serving child sexual abuse survivors will now receive millions of dollars as part of the NCAA's proposed settlement with Pennsylvania state officials. This lawsuit stemmed from the NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State University...

Tough love powers Penn State

Penn State ceded only two sets through six matches, including a 3-0 championship-clinching win over Brigham Young University in Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena, and the Nittany Lions won their second consecutive title and sixth in eight years.

Statement on Supreme Court of Pennsylvania filing

“The NCAA today requested the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to prohibit the Commonwealth Court from requiring the parties to continue litigation they have attempted to end. The state officials who are plaintiffs in the lawsuit initially...

Executive Committee restores Penn State football postseason, scholarships

Due to Penn State University’s significant progress toward ensuring its athletics department functions with integrity, the NCAA Executive Committee today eliminated the school’s postseason ban, effective immediately, and will return the...

NCAA statement on Corman lawsuit

"In order to provide millions of dollars in aid to survivors of child sexual abuse, the NCAA Friday moved to dismiss its challenge to the Pennsylvania Higher Education Endowment Act. The Act requires Penn State’s $60 million fine under the...

Grappling with Success

Penn State wrestler finished his degree before his eligibility, so he kept competing – and went on for a master’s.

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