Rutgers University is reviewing practice videos of all sports to see if any coach engaged in behavior like the type that cost men’s basketball coach Mike Rice his job.
University President Robert Barchi announced the review Monday during a town hall meeting on the school’s Newark campus.
Barchi says he wants any instances of bullying or homophobic language to be immediately reported.
Barchi reiterated that he wished he had viewed the video where Rice shoved players and called them homophobic slurs when it first surfaced in November. Barchi said he would have fired Rice then.
Barchi says he will not tolerate that sort of behavior.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still has faith in Barchi.
But he says Rice should have been fired long before the video was aired.