Office of the President

Recent Highlights

President Barchi at the podium during his 2017 address to the University Senate

President’s 2017 Report to the University Senate
(September 22, 2017)

In his annual progress report, President Barchi noted outstanding student achievements, celebrated record fundraising, and highlighted initiatives to improve the student experience, overhaul technological infrastructure, and transform campus environments.

Hult Prize winners with former President Clinton

Congratulations to Rutgers' Hult Prize Winners!
(September 18, 2017)

A Rutgers student team has won the $1 million Hult Prize, an international competition promoting social entrepreneurism, for Roshni Rides, an affordable, reliable rickshaw shuttle service in areas of South Asia with high concentrations of refugees and limited transportation options. 

students holding up placards at the Rutgers University dance marathonEngaging with the World
(Rutgers Magazine, Spring 2017)

This year’s $1 million Dance Marathon, volunteer efforts, and 15 Fulbright grants are fresh examples of Rutgers students’ active engagement with issues both local and global.


Rutgers students at commencementVideo: Remarks at 2017 Commencement
(May 14, 2017)

“It’s not just academic achievement that makes a Rutgers graduate stand out in the world,” President Barchi told the Class of 2017 at the University Commencement ceremony. “Each of you knows what it’s like to work hard for what you achieve.”


Economic Impact ReportEconomic Impact Report: Rutgers Grows the Garden State
(May 4, 2017)

A new study shows that Rutgers—the state’s third-largest nongovernmental employer—is a job creator and economic engine that generates billions of dollars in annual economic activity for the state.