Rutgers University Names First African-American President

Author, scholar, and distinguished professor of history and African-American studies, Dr. Jonathan Holloway embodies the spirit of this historic moment.

Dr. Jonathan Holloway: Author, scholar, distinguished professor of history and African-American studies, and first African-American President of Rutgers University. (photo: Photo: Nick Romanenko)

At a time of great social unrest in response to police brutality and racial inequality in America, Dr. Jonathan Holloway has become Rutgers University’s first African-American president.