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New Rutgers athletic director addresses hiring controversy
New Rutgers athletic director addresses hiring controversy

New Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann sure didn’t sound like someone who was going to lose her job during a Wednesday news conference on the New Jersey campus. Hermann, recently hired away from Louisville, met with reporters to address allegations she mistreated players when she was the volleyball coach at Tennessee in the 1990s. Hermann was hired to replace Tim Pernetti, who was forced to resign as AD in the aftermath of a player-abuse scandal involving ousted basketball coach Mike Rice. “It’s been a tough time for everybody on campus,” Hermann said. “It’s been a bout of turmoil.” Hermann said her experiences at...

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