On This Day In Penn State History

July 1, 1994

Jim Tarman retires as Athletic director and is succeeded by former football walk-on Tim Curley.

 

July 1, 1980

J.T. White, the last assistant coach from the Rip Engle era except for Joe Paterno, retires after 26 years of coaching defensive ends.

 

July 1, 1974

Penn State formally withdraws from the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference in a dispute over ECAC financial arrangements with 214 member schools. Penn State athletics refuses to pay 1/5th of the ECAC's total budget plus ten percent of all television and bowl revenues.

 

- Information obtained from the Penn State Football Encyclopedia by Lou Prato

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