Dr. Dutta is a respected academic and an experienced higher education administrator who has spearheaded change at three top national research universities. He will succeed Chancellor Richard Edwards and become the next chancellor of RU-New Brunswick on July 1. Dr. Dutta is pictured above, left, with Rutgers President Robert Barchi, yesterday. Dr. Dutta comes to Rutgers from Purdue University, where he serves as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and diversity. Previously, he worked at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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