About President Barchi

President Barchi speaking at a press conferenceRobert Barchi is the 20th president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, appointed in 2012. A neuroscientist and neurologist, Dr. Barchi formerly served for eight years as president of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, an institution dedicated to health sciences education and research, and was a highly regarded faculty member and administrator at the Ivy League's University of Pennsylvania for three decades, including service as provost and chief academic officer. Please follow the links below for President Barchi's full biography and other key information.