Penn State's brand new President Rodney Erickson just released a video statement, claiming the University "must move forward" despite the school's recent devastating child abuse scandal.
In the video -- posted moments ago on Penn State's YouTube channel -- Erickson says, "This has been one of the saddest weeks in the history of Penn State, and my heart goes out to those who have been victimized. I share your anger and sorrow."
Erickson -- who replaced former Prez Graham Spanier this week following the scandal -- continues, "Although we cannot go back to business as usual, our University must move forward. We are a community. Our work is as vital as ever."
Erickson adds, "We remain committed to our core values and we will rebuild the trust, honor, and pride that have endured for generations."
New Penn State President
University 'Must Move Forward'
Despite Child Abuse Scandal
11/11/2011 12:44 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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