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Mike Rice is just an example of racism, sexism & bigotry in college sports.

Why Are College Sports the Only Place on Campus Where You Have to Stay in the Closet?

The following column appeared as the “CEO Letter” in the Summer 2013 edition of DiversityInc magazine. CLICK HERE to read the digital edition of this and past issues. By Luke Visconti In the wake of the Rutgers basketball fiasco—in which former Coach Mike Rice used homophobic slurs to castigate players—a huge problem remains: Sports are …

Julie Hermann

Historic First: Rutgers Hires Woman as Athletic Director

How much more must the university do to rehab its image following the Mike Rice scandal?

Eddie Jordan, Rutgers basketball coach

Rutgers Hires Eddie Jordan, Will Be Only Black Big Ten Men’s Basketball Coach

Alumnus Eddie Jordan pledges to rebuild the morale of the basketball team after the firing of coach Mike Rice for abuse and homophobic slurs.

Why Are Gay College Athletes In the Closet?

Why Are Gay College Athletes in the Closet?

Only 2–5 percent of LGBT college athletes are out. In light of the Rutgers scandal, we asked experts why the NCAA isn’t doing more to create inclusive coaches and teams.

Rutgers Scandal Update: Pernetti Resigns; President Apologizes for ‘Failure of Process’

Former Rutgers Athletic Director says that his decisions “were out of keeping with Rutgers community’s values.”

What’s Everyone Saying About Rutgers’ Rice Crisis?

Reaction toward ex-Coach Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action.

Dr. Robert Barchi and Tim Pernetti

Should Rutgers President and Athletic Director Resign After Coach Rice Scandal?

Rutgers faculty, government officials, members of the public (and DiversityInc readers) are demanding answers to the Rutgers University basketball scandal involving physical abuse and homophobic slurs—and some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi.

Mike Rice, fired Rutgers basketball coach

Why Did Rutgers Wait to Fire Coach After Anti-Gay and Abusive Actions?

Rutgers should have fired basketball coach Mike Rice in November instead of waiting until a video surfaced yesterday of his homophobic and vicious attacks on players.