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Julie Hermann reveals she's gay

Updated: July 25, 2013, 3:35 PM ET
By Brett McMurphy | ESPN

CHICAGO -- New Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann has acknowledged she is gay in her official university biography but says she wants to be judged solely on her ability as an athletic director.

"I'm really blessed to have a wonderful family, and we're excited to become part of the Rutgers community," Hermann told ESPN on Thursday.

The last sentence of Hermann's 453-word bio on Rutgers' official website says: "Hermann and her partner Dr. Leslie Danehy are the proud parents of ...

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