Board of Governors honors chair for his legacy of service, commitment and philanthropy.
Edwards will have the universitywide privilege of teaching and conducting research and educational activities across disciplines and schools.
Board selects alumni as chair and vice chair at its annual meeting.
With the Board of Governors appointment, Hughes will continue scholarly work at Rutgers.
The modest increase is significantly below Rutgers five-year average of 2.4 to 2.5 percent.
The president addresses graduates at the Rutgers University-New Brunswick commencement May 15 at High Point Solutions Stadium – the 250th anniversary graduation ceremony.
The Board of Governors names Bill Moyers as Rutgers-New Brunswick's 250th Anniversary commencement speaker, plus commencement honorees in Camden and two new endowed chairs.
The Rutgers Board of Governors approves two endowed chairs and three new graduate degree programs.
The board also appointed holders of Tepper Family Chair in Visual Arts and Unilever Chair for Study of Diet and Nutrition for the Prevention of Chronic Disease.
Increases are among lowest of peer major research universities across America, chair says.
Rutgers 2030 is the most comprehensive physical master plan in the university’s history.
The changes would also eliminate dual office holding by members of either of the two boards.
The July 16 action by the Board of Governors keeps in-state tuition and fee increases among the lowest for public institutions in New Jersey.
It will launch a new era of nursing education in the state of New Jersey.
The ambitious, comprehensive plan is to set the university’s direction for the next five years.
It will explore opportunities for Rutgers to become a more efficient and effective institution.
The Board of Governors released the results of a review of events preceding the dismissal of former head men’s basketball coach Mike Rice.
Martin Perez is president of the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey and a Rutgers alumnus.
His achievements have led to major advances in medical and national defense applications of fiber optic and infrared optical technologies.