From its start 250 years ago as a school dedicated to the training of clergy, Rutgers University–New Brunswick has grown to become one of the nation's leading public research universities. To guide this large institution, a dedicated team of education professionals steward the university through today's rapidly changing world and work toward a well-thought-out vision for its future.
Office of the Chancellor
Richard L. Edwards is the chancellor of Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The Office of the Chancellor sets the tone for Rutgers–New Brunswick, oversees the day-to-day running of the institution, and charts the course for its future.
The deans of 12 degree-granting schools based at Rutgers–New Brunswick report to the chancellor as does the leadership of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Douglass Residential College, the Honors College, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
With a respected background in social work and education, Chancellor Edwards takes a strong interest in creating a rich and fulfilling academic environment for students at Rutgers. His photo gallery chronicles some of the activities and events on his calendar.
The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers University–New Brunswick is the flagship of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, which is overseen by a Board of Governors and a Board of Trustees. Robert Barchi is the president of Rutgers.