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With a respected background in social work and education, Chancellor Richard L. Edwards takes a strong interest in creating a rich and fulfilling academic environment for students at Rutgers.


Chancellor Edwards shakes hands with President Obama during Rutgers Commencement

Chancellor Edwards shakes hands with President Obama at the 250th Anniversary Commencement.

May 2016

Dr. Richard Edwards poses with students awardees at the Chancellor‘s Student Leadership Awards Gala

Chancellor Edwards poses with student awardees at the Chancellor's Student Leadership Awards Gala.

May 2016

Craig Steven Wilder speaks with New Brunswick chancellor Richard Edwards

MIT professor of American history Craig Steven Wilder speaks with Chancellor Edwards prior to his Rutgers and American Slavery lecture.

April 2016

Off Campus Living and Community Partnerships opening

(Left to right) Kerri Willson, director; Chancellor Edwards; James Cahill, mayor of New Brunswick; Felicia McGinty, vice chancellor of student affairs; and Kenneth Cop, executive director of public safety and chief of RU Police at opening of Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships, located at 39 Union Street in New Brunswick, NJ.

April 2016

Chancellor Edwards speaks at the New Brunswick Chancellor's Task Force on Inclusion and Community Values.

Chancellor Edwards speaking at the first meeting of New Brunswick Chancellor's Task Force on Inclusion and Community Values.

February 2016

Four children standing in front of the Revolutionary statue

Grandchildren of Susan English, an employee since 1993: Teagan, 3; Connor, 5; Bryce, 8; and Aidan, 10; enjoying the RevolUtionary Monument.

November 2015

Dr. Edwards with his grandson Tyler

Chancellor Edwards and his grandson, student Tyler Edwards, enjoy a moment at the Michigan football game in front of the student section. 

October 2014

Dr. Edwards with a shovel at the groundbreaking ceremony

A new chemistry and chemical biology building on the Busch Campus will help the university expand and accelerate its research in drug design, alternative energy, biomaterials, and nanotechnology. At the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility, Chancellor Edwards (second from left) is joined by (left to right) student Allison Faig; New Jersey Governor Chris Christie; President Robert Barchi; Richard Falk, acting executive dean, School of Arts and Sciences; and student Michael Haibach.

June 2014

President Barchi and Dr Edwards followred by Eric LeGrand the comm porcessional

President Robert Barchi (center) and Chancellor Edwards (right), followed by student Eric LeGrand, process in the 248th Anniversary Commencement.

May 2014

Dr. Edwards speaks to the crowd at Commencement

Chancellor Edwards speaks to the graduating class in front of thousands of family members, students, and friends at the 248th Anniversary Commencement ceremony held at High Point Solutions Stadium.

May 2014

Richard L. Edwards at the podium during the groundbreaking ceremony

Chancellor Edwards addresses the crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health building on George H. Cook Campus.

August 2013

A group including Richard Edwards, Chris Christie and Robert Barchi, hold shovels during the ground breaking ceremony

Breaking ground for the College Avenue Redevelopment Inititative on the College Avenue Campus. Pictured (left to right) are Tony Calcado, Joe Cashin, Chancellor Edwards, James Cahill, Governor Chris Christie, President Robert Barchi, Jon Hanson, Christopher Paladino, Gregg Mast.

September 2013

Richard Edwards speaking at the 2013 New Student Convocation

Chancellor Edwards speaks at the new student convocation at High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus.

August 2013

Richard Edwards shakes hands with Cheryl Clarke

Chancellor Edwards presents Cheryl Clarke with a human dignity award. The Rutgers University Human Dignity Awards honor individuals or groups who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement and commitment in promoting the value and importance of diversity at Rutgers and in society.

May 2013

Camillo Gonsalves and Richard Edwards

Camillo Gonsalves (left), ambassador of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, poses with Chancellor Edwards at the Rutgers Day celebration on George H. Cook Campus.

April 2013

The dedication of the Tyler Cementi Center

(Left to right) Chancellor Edwards and Jane, Joseph, James and Brian Clementi at the dedication of the Tyler Clementi Center on the Busch Campus.

February 2013

Richard Edwards speaks at the Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award Ceremony

Chancellor Edwards introduces Joachim Kohn as the winner of the 2012 Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award for outstanding scholarly achievement and exceptional service to the university.

April 2012

Anderson Cooper, Richard Edwards and Maurice Elias pose after taping.

(Left to right) Anderson Cooper poses with Chancellor Edwards and professor Maurice Elias following taping of Anderson Cooper 360° Town Hall "Bullying: It Stops Here," for CNN in the Livingston Student Center.

November 2011