Richard McCormick Recounts Leading Rutgers through Changes that Strengthened the University

Richard McCormick with bell

Richard L. McCormick, the 19th president of Rutgers University, fondly recalls his boyhood in the 1950s when his history professor father would take him on visits to William Demarest, who had served as the university’s president earlier in that century. The elder McCormick would occasionally let his son tag along to hear the genial, gentlemanly Demarest recount Rutgers history.

Photo: Carl Blesch

Richard McCormick treasured a small replica of the Liberty Bell that an earlier Rutgers president, William Demarest, gave him when he was …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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