Rutgers University

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 11
Julie Hermann

Rutgers’ new athletic director Julie Hermann acknowledges she is lesbian

Thursday, July 25, 2013
CHICAGO — New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann revealed in her online biography that she is a lesbian. [ Read more → ]
Rutgers-scarlet-knights

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. [ Read more → ]
Eric Murdock

FBI eyes possible extortion at Rutgers in case of abusive coach

Sunday, April 7, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Eric Murdock

Whistleblower sues Rutgers University in abusive coach case

Friday, April 5, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Tim Pernetti

Fallout continues: Tim Pernetti out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Friday, April 5, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Rutgers President Robert Barchi (left) and Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti.

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

Thursday, April 4, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Mike Rice

Faculty demands Rutgers president resign over mishandling of abusive coach

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Mike-Rice-410x280

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. [ Read more → ]
Mike-Rice-410x280

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. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Rutgers University names new student center for Tyler Clementi

Friday, February 1, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
Rutgers

Two years after Tyler Clementi’s death, Rutgers now shines as example of diversity, inclusiveness

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.. -- Two years ago, following the death of Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old freshman at Rutgers University who jumped to his death from the George Washington bridge after a sexual encounter he had with another man was streamed online by his roommate, Rutgers quickly found itself being associated with homophobia and cruelty. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Ravi to begin serving 30-day jail sentence, apologizes for his actions

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student convicted earlier this year of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate who later committed suicide, will turn himself in Thursday to begin serving a 30-day prison term. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Dharun Ravi on Tyler Clementi: ‘I wasn’t the one who caused him to jump’

Friday, March 23, 2012
Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student who was convicted last week of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation, a hate crime, is speaking out for the first time since his college roommate, Tyler Clementi, jumped to his death in September 2010. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Ending anti-LGBT harassment will take more than a trial verdict

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Today, less than seven percent of schools offer institutional support to LGBT students, such as an LGBT student center or programs director. Eighty-seven percent of schools fail to include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policies. Protection for transgender people is even lower; only six percent of schools include gender identity in their non-discrimination statements. [ Read more → ]
ravi-300x253

Jury finds Dharun Ravi guilty of hate crime against Tyler Clementi

Friday, March 16, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A jury in New Jersey has found Rutgers student Dharun Ravi guilty of a hate crime against his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, for using a web cam to spy on Clementi’s intimate encounters with another man. [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Prosecution rests; Defense calls character witnesses in Rutgers webcam spying trial

Sunday, March 11, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Defense attorneys for Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man, called seven character witnesses who testified Friday that they never heard Ravi say anything derogatory about gays or homosexuality in general. [ Read more → ]
Jane and Joe Clementi

Tyler Clementi’s parents speak out: ‘One of our big jobs is to promote LGBT acceptance’

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
NEW YORK -- In their first television interview, Tyler Clementi's parents Jane and Joe Clementi talked with NBC's Kerry Sanders on Monday, telling her that the loss they still feel is "almost like a physical pain." [ Read more → ]
Dharun Ravi

Former Rutgers student rejects no-prison plea deal in Tyler Clementi suicide case

Sunday, December 11, 2011
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A former Rutgers University student accused of bullying his gay roommate, allegedly leading his victim to kill himself, rejected a plea deal on Friday that would have allowed him to avoid a jail sentence. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Remembering Tyler Clementi, one year since gay teen jumped to his death

Thursday, September 22, 2011
On this day one year ago, Tyler Clementi -- an 18-year-old student at Rutgers University -- jumped to his death from the George Washington bridge after a sexual encounter he had with another man was allegedly streamed online by his roommate. [ Read more → ]
Molly Wei

Molly Wei, defendant in Tyler Clementi suicide case, strikes plea deal

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Molly Wei, one of two former Rutgers University students accused of spying on Tyler Clementi with a webcam just days before he committed suicide, has struck a plea deal to avoid jail time on the condition she testifies against her co-defendant in the case. [ Read more → ]
Dharum Ravi

Roommate receives 15-count indictment for Tyler Clementi’s suicide

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The roommate of the Rutgers University freshman who committed suicide last year after an intimate encounter with another man was broadcast online, received a 15-count indictment on Wednesday for his alleged actions that led to the death of Tyler Clementi. [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Parents of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi may sue university over son’s suicide

Sunday, December 26, 2010
The parents of Rutgers University freshman who committed suicide after his roommate and another student allegedly broadcast online an intimate encounter with another man, have notified the school they may sue the university. [ Read more → ]
An on-campus memorial for Tyler Clementi

Rutgers student press blames Clementi’s suicide on ‘inability to deal with the hardships of life’

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
The Rutgers student newspaper, The Daily Targum, on Tuesday published a blistering editorial attacking the national media and gay-rights activists for "exploiting" the suicide of Tyler Clementi, referring to the incident as "a boy's inability to deal with the hardships of life." [ Read more → ]
Tyler Clementi

Body found in Hudson River confirms suicide death of Tyler Clementi

Thursday, September 30, 2010
A body found in the Hudson River off New York City was identified today as that of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi, 18, who committed suicide last week after a gay sexual encounter was allegedly streamed online by his roommate. Grace Burgess, a spokeswoman for... [ Read more → ]
Page 1 of 11