Julie Hermann has started her first full day as Rutgers’ athletic director.
A former Tennessee volleyball player has written a blog post backing up her teammates’ accusations that incoming Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann abused them verbally and emotionally during her coaching tenure in the 1990s.
Gov. Christie said he doesn’t want to micromanage the university and won’t weigh in on whether incoming athletic director Julie Hermann should start at the school as scheduled on June 17.
Chris delves into the motivations of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for inviting President Obama to tour the shore and examines the allegations of abuse against their new Athletic Director, Julie Hermann. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel.
Julie Hermann has not considered resigning as Rutgers’ incoming athletic director following reports that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching Tennessee’s women’s volleyball team
Christie spokesman Michael Drewniak says the governor is aware of the report about Julie Hermann in the Star-Ledger of Newark, but wants to get more details before commenting.
The woman hired to clean up Rutgers’ scandal-scarred athletic program quit as Tennessee’s women’s volleyball coach 16 years ago after her players submitted a letter complaining she ruled through humiliation, fear and emotional abuse, The Star-Ledger reported Saturday night on its website.
A person familiar with the decision says Rutgers has hired Julie Hermann from the University of Louisville to be its new athletic director.