#15 Robert Barchi Rutgers University, President
Some have questioned his desire to be involved in athletics, but no one has questioned whether the Rutgers president has ample support from the powers that be. “He obviously has the backing of all the important people, from the governor to the board of governors,” one insider said. He also oversaw the breakup of UMDNJ — an event that will strengthen Rutgers, Rowan and the entire state. “He's a very talented guy and an incredible intellectual power."
Last Year's Rank: 5