‘‘The pandemic clarified things for me,” President Jonathan Holloway says, speaking on a crisp fall afternoon from the president’s residence in Piscataway. “Having been in other crises—and I got battle-tested during them—I know that a crisis is simplifying. The 15 things you were considering are now reduced to two or three; there are no other options. We have a lot of hard work to do, lots of things to figure out, namely addressing university finances, which are kind of unspooling because of the pandemic. What’s reassuring for me, though, is that the Rutgers team knew that this was going to be really hard, but that we’d manage it. There is this resolve.” More.