Speeches and Commentary: 2007–2010

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Annual Address:

Our Rutgers, Our Future
(September 24, 2010)

Helping Our Hometowns
(Rutgers Magazine, Fall 2010)

New Student Convocation
(August 28, 2010)

The Open Mind [WMV]
(April 24, 2010)

Expanding Horizons—and Revenues
(Rutgers Magazine, Spring 2010)

Assembly Testimony
(April 14, 2010)

Assembly Testimony
(February 8, 2010)

 A World of Possibilities
(Rutgers Magazine, Winter 2010)


Annual Address:

A Reprieve, Not a Pass
(September 25, 2009)

Rutgers Provides Excellent Return on State Investment
(Op-Ed, July 19, 2009)

Taking to Heart Our Service Mission
(Rutgers Magazine, Fall 2009)

The More Things Change...
(Rutgers Magazine, Spring 2009)

New Administration, Congress Return Science to the Front Burner
(Op-Ed, May 28, 2009)

Bicentennial Celebration of Old Queens Building
(April 27, 2009)

Campus Diversity Transforms Learning and Society
(Essay, March 2009)

Lincoln’s Leadership Undiminished 200 Years Later
(Op-Ed, February 12, 2009)

Higher Education's Role in Tough Times
(Rutgers Magazine, Winter 2009)


Rutgers: Making Changes and Moving Forward
(Op-Ed, December 18, 2008)

Statement by Rutgers President Richard L. McCormick on the Athletics Review Committee Report
(November 19, 2008)

Presentation to BOG: Rutgers' Steps in Dealing with the Global Economic Crisis
(October 13, 2008)

Update to BOG: Policies to Enhance Governance and Accountability
(October 13, 2008)

Annual Address:

A Place Called Rutgers
(September 19, 2008)

Rutgers Is Committed to Excellence in Academics and Athletics
(Op-Ed, September 2, 2008)

New Student Convocation
(August 30, 2008)

Daring City Youth to Dream of College
(Op-Ed, July 17, 2008)

Atlantic Cape Community College 2008 Commencement
(May 29, 2008)

Global Significance
Rutgers demonstrates Its "Jersey, Roots, Global Reach"

(Rutgers Magazine, Spring 2008)

Assembly Higher Education Committee Hearing: Opening Remarks
(February 25, 2008)

Athletics and Academics: Perfect Together
(Op-Ed, February 3, 2008)

Welcome Home
Rutgers Will Establish a Stronger Partnership with Its Alumni

(Rutgers Magazine, Winter 2008)


Higher Education: Where Do We Go from Here?
(Op-Ed, November 18, 2007)

Annual Address:

Jersey Roots, Global Reach
(September 28, 2007)

Statement Regarding Proposed Stadium Project
(November 29, 2007)

When Opportunity Knocks: New Era Marks the Further Enrichment of the Student Experience
(Rutgers Magazine, Fall 2007)

Richard L. McCormick on PBS Talk Show 'The Open Mind'
Universities in the 21st Century

(September 8, 2007)

New Student Convocation
(September 1, 2007)

Statement on Signing of Stem Cell Research Legislation
(July 26, 2007)

Scholars Should Build Bridges, Not Barriers
(Op-Ed, July 19, 2007)

A Lesson in Civility: Our Women's Basketball Team Reacts to Intolerance
(Rutgers Magazine, Spring 2007)

The Sky's the Limit: New Initiatives for Rutgers Undergraduates
(Op-Ed, May 10, 2007)

An Important Discussion
Merging New Jersey's Research Universities

(Rutgers Magazine, Winter 2007)

Thanks for Supporting Rutgers’ Football Team
(Op-Ed, January 5, 2007)