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Report: New Rutgers AD Was At Center Of Sex Discrimination Lawsuit In 2008

Julie Hermann.  (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Julie Hermann. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

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(CBS) Things just keep getting worse for new Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann.

Hermann was hired to replace former AD Tim Pernetti and clean up the image of Rutgers after former basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for being verbally and physically abusive toward his players.

Now, however, it appears Hermann has some skeletons in her closets. Not only is she being accused of being an abusive volleyball coach 16 years ago at Tennessee, the New York Times is reporting she was at the center of a 2008 sex discrimination lawsuit at Louisville.

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