Julie Hermann, the incoming athletic director at Rutgers University. Rich Schultz/Getty Images hide caption

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Julie Hermann talks to the media after being introduced as Rutgers University athletic director on May 15, 2013 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rich Schultz/Getty Images hide caption

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Rutgers athletics director Julie Hermann takes a question as university President Robert Barchi looks on Wednesday. Hermann' hire comes a month after the school fired its basketball coach over a video of abusive practices. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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