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Rutgers’ new athletic director Julie Hermann acknowledges she is lesbian

Thursday, July 25, 2013
Julie Hermann
CHICAGO — New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann revealed in her online biography that she is a lesbian. ...

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Rutgers to commission independent investigation into abusive coach scandal

Monday, April 8, 2013
Rutgers University announced Monday it will commission an independent investigation of the men's basketball program and the university's handling of a complaint that the coach mistreated players. ...

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FBI eyes possible extortion at Rutgers in case of abusive coach

Sunday, April 7, 2013
Eric Murdock
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs. ...

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Whistleblower sues Rutgers University in abusive coach case

Friday, April 5, 2013
Eric Murdock
EAST HANOVER, N.J. — A former Rutgers University employee who made public the video that led to the basketball coach's dismissal and the athletic director's resignation has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the university. ...

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Fallout continues: Tim Pernetti out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Friday, April 5, 2013
Tim Pernetti
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director on Friday, two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior during practices — actions that prompted nationwide outrage once a video went public. ...

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Calls from faculty, politicians to oust top Rutgers administrators grow louder

Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rutgers President Robert Barchi (left) and Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for mistreating players, including shoving them and berating them with ...

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Faculty demands Rutgers president resign over mishandling of abusive coach

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Mike Rice
TRENTON, N.J. — Thirteen Rutgers University faculty members demanded the resignation of school President Robert Barchi on Wednesday, citing a slow response to a video showing fired men's basketball coach Mike Rice hitting, shoving and berating his players with anti-gay ...

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Rutgers fires basketball coach for abusive behavior, gay slurs directed at players

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice. ...

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Rutgers reconsiders dismissal of basketball coach over abusive behavior, gay slurs

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
NEWARK, N.J. — Rutgers University said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs. ...

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Rutgers University names new student center for Tyler Clementi

Friday, February 1, 2013
Tyler Clementi
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University has announced it has named a new student named for Tyler Clementi, a gay student who jumped to his death in 2010 after his roommate used a webcam to record Clementi in an intimate ...

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