Robert Barchi

President Emeritus

Robert L. Barchi, a neuroscientist, clinical neurologist, educator, and member of the National Academy of Medicine, served as the 20th president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, from 2012 to 2020.

President Barchi talking to a group of studentsUniversity Commencement Tribute to President Barchi
(May 31, 2020)
The 2020 Virtual University Commencement ceremony included a video tribute to the accomplishments and legacy of outgoing Rutgers University president Robert Barchi.

Fall 2019 Rutgers Magazine Cover featuring President Barchi

The Man with a Plan
(Rutgers Magazine, Fall 2019)
Rutgers Magazine profiled Robert Barchi at the start of his final year as president, describing how he led the university in devising and implementing a strategic plan that has transformed Rutgers.

President Barchi at 2019 Address to University Senate

Report to the Senate: Our New Rutgers–A Seven-Year Perspective
(September 2019)
In his final annual report to the University community, President Barchi reflected on achievements of the past seven years, noted challenges that remained, and thanked all who contributed to Rutgers' progress.