The Rutgers Board of Governors adopted a resolution today by a vote of 9-1, allowing New Jersey's lawmakers to continue with a newly-revised overhaul plan for the state's higher education system. Hours later, legislation was advanced by the state Assembly and Senate; it's now headed t…
Rutgers University's governing boards have affirmed their intent to keep control of the Camden and Newark campuses, but left the door open for a higher education restructuring deal to be worked out with the Legislature.
A major higher education restructuring plan will reach a crossroads in New Jersey this week, with critical votes by Rutgers University's governing boards that could red- or green-light the proposal, and legislation to seal the deal being tweaked for introduction.
Rutgers University officials said Monday a new framework is in place for the university to keep its campus in Camden rather than see it folded into another state university under a plan backed by Gov. Chris Christie.
The head of the Assembly Budget Committee says he's troubled by the speed at which the Christie administration is trying to restructure New Jersey colleges and universities without knowing how much it will cost.