How are 3 N.J. colleges spending millions in student fees?

By Adam Clark, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

TRENTON — Three New Jersey public colleges have a “heavy reliance” on millions in mandatory students fees but lack transparency about how that money is spent, according to a new state audit.

The review conducted by the state comptroller focuses on Kean University, the College of New Jersey and William Paterson University.…

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Rutgers students explain impact of tuition rollback at Board of Governors open hearing

By Nikhilesh De

The Rutgers Board of Governors hosted an open hearing on tuition rates Thursday night in the College Avenue Student Center multipurpose room, where members of the University community could discuss what a tuition increase or rollback would mean to them.

One student opened by saying she was $60,000 in debt. Another’s father discussed how he had to take out a loan to help his daughter pay for college, despite being a retiree.…

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