The following appeared shortly after the Super Bowl inThe New York Review of Books:
Rutgers 1000 wishes to ask Robert L. Barchi, politely and with all due respect, a question that, as a physician and neuroscientist,* he seems to us more qualified to answer than anyone else currently serving as president of an NCAA Div IA university, namely:
We will publish Dr. Barchi's answer, when his office issues a public statement on this matter, in this space.
In the meantime, those interested in the way college and NFL athletes are used by a rapacious system of commercial and marketing forces might be interested in this related item:
* According to the Rutgers public relations office, Robert L. Barchi, M.D. is a fellow of the American Neurological Association and the American Academy of Neurology and once did research supported by the National Institutes of Health.