Rutgers University is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job - and to make sure the same thing isn't happening in other sports.
The university said Monday that the school's Board of Governors would meet Thursday to discuss hiring an adviser to report on what went wrong with Mike Rice.
University President Robert Barchi said that employees are going through video of practice sessions from other sports to see if any other troubling behavior needs to be rooted out.
The scandal has had far-reaching implications on the university's athletic department.
Rice was fired on April 3, a day after a video of him at practice was made public. Athletic Director Tim Pernetti later resigned, as did an assistant basketball coach and the university's top in-house lawyer.
On Monday, the university chose former dean Carl Kirschner to serve as acting athletic director while a search ...