The Scarlet Knights lost five starters on the back seven from a year ago and the new group gets little time to ease into the job as Rutgers opens the season against Derek Carr and Fresno State on Thursday night.
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.
Bottles were smashed and a couch burned in the middle of the street as police in riot gear attempted to break up the crowd of young party goers, many of whom are students at Rutgers.
The board of governors announced that a widely-respected former state attorney general, John J. Farmer, will be the school’s new top lawyer. Farmer had been serving as dean of its Newark law school.
RU is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job.