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What's Everyone Saying About Rutgers' Rice Crisis

Rutgers University ex-Coach Mike Rice’s abusive behavior has celebrity athletes, NCAA coaches and leading news columnists demanding that Rutgers take more action. Here’s what they’re saying: Rutgers coach and sports’ bully culture The first former NBA player to be openly gay,John Amaechi, responds to the underlying issue of bullying in…

Should Rutgers President and Athletic Director Resign After Coach Rice Scandal

Barchi and Pernetti 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 slursand some are asking for the resignation of Athletic Director Tim Pernetti and Rutgers President Dr. Robert Barchi. Basketball Coach Mike Rice…

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

Rutgers University’s decision to fire basketball coach Mike Rice today for anti-gay slurs and physical abuse of players is too late. University President Dr. Robert Barchi and Athletic Director Tim Pernetti should have fired Rice on the spot in November when they learned of his actions, especially since both actually…

Re-Centering the History in Black History: Rutgers University's Dr. Clement Alexander Price

Despite an impressive list of prestigious awards and national accomplishments, Rutgers University’s Dr. Clement Alexander Price is a remarkably down-to-earth person. A Black historian and community activist, Price is the Rutgers Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at the Newark, N.J., campus. Price is most known for founding…