Rutgers president list down to several dozen candidates

By Nic Corbett/The Star-Ledger

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

The 24-member search committee has collected more than 250 nominations for the next president of the 58,000-student university and narrowed down the list to several dozen interested candidates, said chairman Greg Brown, chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions.…

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

By Nic Corbett/The Star-Ledger

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.

William F.…

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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.

MoreAfter 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). Rutgers’ board rejected the proposed tuition hike from university president Richard McCormick, who resigned shortly afterwards.…

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Montclair State plans home for newly created communications school

By Nic Corbett/The Star-Ledger

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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