Robert L. Barchi Named 20th President of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Dr. Robert L. Barchi – a renowned neuroscientist, respected educator and academic innovator, and successful fundraiser – has been named the 20th president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Barchi was selected today by the Rutgers University Board of Governors and then ratified by the Rutgers Board of Trustees. Barchi will begin serving as president of Rutgers on Sept. 1. The Board of Governors also voted today to name Barchi a University Professor at Rutgers with academic tenure.
New Rutgers President, Robert L. Barchi