After some initial confusion and harsh words, Eric LeGrand will speak at Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony.
The report calls for the university’s board and central administration to take tighter control of the finances and communications of the athletics department at New Jersey’s flagship state university.
Rutgers’ incoming athletic director Julie Hermann visited the campus Wednesday and was to meet with coaching and Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney.
Rutgers’ recent troubles will not interfere with its entry into the Big Ten, conference Commissioner Jim Delany says.
University President Robert Barchi has said Hermann remains his choice to lead Rutgers into the Big Ten Conference in 2014.
Making sure the integration of two medical school into Rutgers stays on course is one reason Gov. Christie and others have stood behind President Robert Barchi.
It’s been an incredible fall from grace for Rutgers’ university athletics after the promise of their move to the Big Ten.
The new athletic director at Rutgers University is under fire following verbal abuse allegations.
Christie said he doesn’t want to micromanage the university and won’t say whether incoming athletic director Julie Hermann should start at the school as scheduled on June 17.
The nightmare at Rutgers University continues. Incoming athletic director Julie Hermann is smack-dab in the middle of some more controversy, according to the New York Times.
Hermann officially takes over the athletic department on June 17, and on Monday she said she plans to be in the position on that date.
Former Gov. Richard Codey is calling for Rutgers president Robert Barchi’s dismissal, calling the latest allegations to rock the athletic department “an embarrassment to the students and alumni of a great university.”
The Hermann problem has popped up when many thought the worst was over, and that the Rutgers athletic department could start focusing on its move to the Big Ten in 2014.
Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, turning to a name from the school’s past as it seeks to move forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice.
Rutgers’ board of governors will meet Tuesday to sign off on a contract that will allow Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan to take over the Scarlet Knights’ scandal-marred basketball program.