What, You Thought Rutgers Would Say It’s Responsible For Tyler Clementi’s Suicide?

We at the university share the family’s sense of loss of their son, who was a member of our community. We also recognize that a grieving family may question whether someone or some institution could somehow have responsibility for their son’s death. While the university understands this reaction, (Rutgers) is not responsible for Tyler Clementi’s suicide.

—Rutgers University, responding in a statement to the notice of intent to sue filed by Tyler Clementi’s parents Joseph and Jane