Messages to the Community

Selected statements and email messages sent from President Barchi to the Rutgers community.

Our New Rutgers: A Seven-Year Perspective
(October 17, 2019)

Today I issued a companion report to my recent annual presentation to the University Senate on the state of the university. I invite you to read it and review the progress we have made together over the past seven years.

Message from President Barchi
(July 23, 2019)

It has been my privilege and pleasure to lead this community during the past seven years, and this will continue to be the case during my eighth and final year.

A $40 Million Commitment to Faculty Diversity
(April 3, 2019)

I am extending the Faculty Diversity Hiring Initiative to continue through fiscal year 2024, with an additional $20 million in strategic funding from my office.

Update on New Course Scheduling System
(April 2, 2019)

We are well on our way to creating a scheduling system that works best for our students.

Christopher Molloy Appointed as Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor
(February 6, 2019)

Dr. Molloy is a strong and steady leader who brings a deep understanding of the institution to every discussion about its future.

Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees
(January 22, 2019)

The University will temporarily postpone collection of currently unpaid tuition, housing fees, and other charges for furloughed federal employees or their spouses or dependents.

Nancy Cantor Has Been Reappointed as Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor
(November 14, 2018)

By any measure, Chancellor Cantor has provided strong and successful leadership for Rutgers University–Newark, and I am delighted to announce that she has been reappointed to this position for an additional five-year term.

Brian Strom Has Been Reappointed as RBHS Chancellor
(November 14, 2018)

Dr. Strom has completed an enormously productive initial five years as the inaugural Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, and he has been reappointed for an additional five-year term.

In Appreciation of Those Who Serve
(November 11, 2018)

Today, tomorrow, and every day, Rutgers takes pride in the men and women who have made the commitment to serve our nation, and have done so with courage and honor.

On Pittsburgh
(October 29, 2018)

We share in the worldwide mourning of the 11 members of Tree of Life synagogue who were brutally murdered. There is no place for anti-Semitism or acts of violence and hatred toward Muslims, Christians, Hindus, or people of any religious belief.

Board of Trustees' Support for Student Financial Aid
(September 25, 2018)

The Rutgers Board of Trustees has issued a report on student financial aid and has committed $2 million in endowment funds through 2022 for tuition grants, emergency financial assistance, and student food pantries.

Looking at the Past Year at Rutgers
(September 21, 2018)

At the first University Senate meeting of the academic year, President Barchi delivered his sixth annual report on the progress Rutgers is making in achieving the goals of the University Strategic Plan.

Appointment of Interim Senior Vice President for Research and Economic Development
(August 8, 2018)

S. David Kimball, Ph.D., who joined Rutgers in 2011, has been appointed as interim senior vice president for research and economic development, filling the vacancy created by Chris Molloy's appointment as interim chancellor.

Announcement of Interim Chancellor Christopher Molloy
(July 25, 2018)

President Barchi announces that upon Deba Dutta's stepping down as chancellor of Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Christopher Molloy will move from senior vice president for research and economic development into the position of interim chancellor.

Creating a Premier Academic Health System in New Jersey
(July 24, 2018)

RWJBarnabas and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences have officially aligned as New Jersey’s health care and higher education leaders to increase access to care and reduce health care disparities, fundamentally changing health care in New Jersey and beyond.

Middle States Has Reaffirmed Rutgers' Accreditation
(July 11, 2018)

The Middle State Commission on Higher Education has voted to reaccredit Rutgers University for the next nine years, completing a multi-year examination of the progress Rutgers has made since our last Middle States review in 2008.

Supporting Free Speech on Campus
(April 19, 2018)

Dr. Barchi shares a statement from presidents and chancellors of the Association of American Universities reaffirming their commitment to the free and open exchange of ideas as fundamental to the educational mission of AAU universities.

Join Us on March 27 for "Fighting Hate While Preserving Freedom" Symposium
(March 19, 2018)

The day-long forum will focus on best practices in confronting hate directed at houses of worship, online, on campus, and in the community. Free and open to the Rutgers community.

One Final Opportunity to Advocate for Dreamers
(January 29, 2018)

Congress will be considering DACA over the coming weeks, and Democrats and Republicans are putting aside their differences and seem genuinely poised to take action. We can make sure that happens…but only if we act quickly.

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