Decision On The Paterno Statue Coming SoonSean Newell7/21/12 9:39amFiled to: Penn state scandalPenn state sex abuseJerry sandusky sex abusefranco harrisJoe PaternoJoe paterno statueNewsSportsPenn State Nittany LionsGettypic241EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink According to Don Van Natta, Jr., Penn State president Rodney Erickson is expected to make a decision on the removal of the Paterno statue within 72 hours. Kim Jones's initial report is looking more and more accurate. The point of contention trustees had was with Bonnie Bernstein's report that a vote was taken. According to Van Natta. Jr., a vote would have violated state law since the discussion occurred via conference call and votes are required to take place during "declared board meetings." But it looks like it's not even their decision to take a vote on.