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Professors are right in Rice scandal

Unafraid of powerful sports machine, group wants Rutgers president to go

Updated: April 5, 2013, 2:44 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

The teachers are doing the schooling at Rutgers, and that is the way it is supposed to be. Dozens rightfully called for the firing of athletic director Tim Pernetti, who resigned Friday, proving there is an actual heartbeat among faculty members often bulldozed by the sports machine raging about America's campuses.

More than 50 professors had reportedly signed a letter seeking Pernetti's removal, and in the end they got their man. With the firing of basketball coach Mike ...

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