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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
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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 gay slurs. [...]

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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 slurs. [...]

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

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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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
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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 encounter with another man. [...]

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