Norcross: RU merger deal due by July 1

Written by Carol Comegno, Staff Writer

South Jersey’s most influential Democrat predicted Friday that an agreement will be reached by July 1 on a controversial merger proposal for Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University.

George E. Norcross III told the Courier-Post editorial board that the agreement would include the Rutgers board of governors, Rowan administration and state legislators, hinting a union may take a different form than the proposal advanced by Gov.…

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Rutgers students again occupy president’s office

Police remove protestors of university-associated labor rights organization
Written by Bob Makin, Staff Writer
NEW BRUNSWICK — At a meeting last week, students were unable convince outgoing Rutgers University President Richard McCormick to disaffiliate with a labor rights organization because he said he thought it was doing a good job with an electronics manufacturer called Foxconn.…

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College spent $15K to probe grading

By Patricia Alex, Staff Writer. The Record

Bergen Community College has spent more than $15,000 on an investigation into whether proper procedures were followed in changing grades.

Peter Helff, a math professor and outspoken union leader, said at least 15 teachers and administrators, including him, were interviewed for the probe.

Robert Fagella of Newark, Helff’s attorney, said he was told that the probe was a “general investigation” on grading and that it did not focus on any particular person or incident.

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