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Julie Hermann

Rutgers Board of Governors Plays 'Blame Game' in Athletics

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 10.28.2013 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

There is little doubt: the Rutgers athletic department has been a mess for the better half of the past year, damaging a great university's image nationally. There are important lessons to be learned from how this happened.

Controversial Rutgers Official Has Her First Day At Work

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.17.2013 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Saying she has already rolled up her sleeves and is ready to work, Julie Hermann took over as Rutgers' athletic director with...

Why Do We Condone Cruel Coaches?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2013 | Parents
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

I was deeply disappointed to hear about the abusive coaching tactics allegedly used by Julie Hermann, the new Athletic Director at Rutgers. It made me wonder if abusive coaching is more rampant than we know -- not only in sports, but in other arenas as well.

A Brief History Of Recent Rutgers' Scandals

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 08.01.2013 | Sports

On Nov. 20 of last year, Rutgers was on top of the college athletics world. On that date, decades of building a once-moribund athletic ...

Former Player Backs Up Allegations Against Rutgers AD

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A former Tennessee volleyball player has written a blog post backing up her teammates' accusations that incoming Rutgers athletic ...

A Student-Centered Athletic Culture?

Clark Power | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Clark Power

If we can learn anything from this latest Rutgers controversy, it is that in a "student-centered" athletic environment, the student athletes ought to be consulted and taken seriously, particularly when allegations of abuse arise.

Still in a Very Deep Rut

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Robert J. Elisberg

For a school like Rutgers that specifically is trying to clean up a scandal of physical and verbal abuse by a coach -- what on earth kind of due diligence are they doing?? Is anyone in charge there?!

Rutgers Pushes Back In Wake Of New Scandal

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that he has "absolute confidence" in the president of Rutgers University even as some...

Rutgers Official Resists Calls For Resignation

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 07.27.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director following a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emo...

Can Women Bring Civility to Our Playing Fields?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.27.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The bold move of hiring Julie Hermann as the new athletic director of Rutgers University signaled an important recognition in the sports world: not only can women do a 'man's job', but a female touch may be just what that world needs.

Another Sports Scandal Hits Rutgers

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to speak with Rutgers officials about a report that the athletic director hired to clean up ...