|Rutgers hires new top in-house lawyer amid scandal|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:06|
The university announced Thursday that John J. Farmer is taking the job.
He is currently serving as dean of the university's Newark law school.
The position opened when John Wolf stepped down last week. He had come under criticism for approving a plan to suspend rather than fire ex-basketball coach Mike Rice when it surfaced that he threw basketballs at players and used gay slurs.
Wolf resigned entirely from the university Thursday.