Rutgers president list down to several dozen candidates

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Greg Brown, chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. Greg Brown, chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions and chairman of the search committee for the next president of Rutgers, said the committee has narrowed a list of 250 nominations down to dozens of interested candidates.

NEW BRUNSWICK — The search for the next president of Rutgers University is expected to heat up significantly in the next two to three months.…

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Outgoing UMDNJ president to continue earning $380K salary as a consultant, records reveal

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UMDNJ President William F. Owen
Mike Derer/AP. Outgoing UMDNJ President William F. Owen is shown in this 2009 file photo. Despite leaving the university, Owen will receive nearly $380,000 as a consultant in the search for his replacement through August, according to public records.

NEWARK — The president of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, who is resigning at the end of this week, will continue to earn his six-figure salary over the next eight months while serving as a consultant for his replacement, according to a separation agreement with the school.…

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Eleven victories in 2011: Celebrate an incredible year for the student movement!

3. Rutgers USAS won NJ’s lowest tuition hike in 2 decades.

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Rutgers USAS won NJ’s lowest tuition hike in 2 decades.
After Rutgers USAS built a coalition that organized a 600-student walkout and a 2-day sit-in that grabbed NY Times headlines, New Jersey’s state university approved the lowest tuition hikes in two decades (1.6 percent for in-state students).…

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Montclair State plans home for newly created communications school

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Montclair State University trustees created a communications school, the university is busy planning a home for it.

MONTCLAIR — A week after Montclair State’s trustees created a communications school, the university is busy planning a home for it.

The School of Communication and Media, in the making over the past two years, was created to better prepare Montclair State’s students for the evolving media field, Montclair State University Provost Willard Gingerich said.…

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