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Lessons From Rutgers

Richard D. Legon | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports
Richard D. Legon

To the extent that Rutgers offers a lesson, it is about the need for institutional leadership to provide a higher level of attention to athletics programs, most especially those programs that are or have moved more intentionally to greater national prominence.

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.

Rutgers Athletic Director Shows Little Concern for Athletes in Coach Abuse Fiasco

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 06.03.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

As people tried to make sense of why he thought it was OK for a documented serial abuser to keep coaching young athletes at Rutgers, Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti dissembled, side-stepped and evaded both responsibility and the truth.

At Rutgers, Athletics At The Expense Of Academics

Bloomberg | Posted 10.18.2011 | College

Rutgers University forgave $100,000 of the football coach's interest-free home loan last year. The women's basketball coach got monthly golf and car a...