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Report says Rutgers Needs More Oversight

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

A report commissioned by Rutgers University recommends administrators take more control of the school's athletic department. The assessment also calls for top athletic officials to report to a senior university vice president. NPR's Joel Rose reports.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Controversy and the Future of Rutgers

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

At a contentious town hall forum yesterday, Rutgers President Robert Barchi took questions about the lingering controversy over abuses by basketball coach Mike Rice, and his plans to merge the school with other New Jersey campuses. Governor Christie defended Barchi's response to the Rice scandal. Karen Cerulo, professor of sociology at Rutgers University and Terri Langford, investigative reporter at New Jersey Public Radio, discuss where faculty and students think the university should go next.

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Christie Defends Rutgers President

Monday, April 08, 2013


Gov. Chris Christie is standing by Rutgers University President Robert Barchi as he faces a growing chorus calling for his dismissal