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Christie Defends Rutgers President

Monday, April 08, 2013

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Gov. Chris Christie is standing by Rutgers University President Robert Barchi as he faces a growing chorus calling for his dismissal

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Christie Signs Higher Education Merger Bill

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.

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Newark Leaders See Benefit to Higher Education Restructuring

Monday, July 02, 2012

The shuffling of New Jersey's state university system is gaining praise from Newark officials who say changes to the plan now make it advantageous to the city.

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NJ Legislature Passes University Overhaul

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The New Jersey Legislature has approved a bill that disbands the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and redistributes it to Rutgers and Rowan Universities in what would be a sweeping re-organization of the state's higher education system.

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Legislative Message to Rutgers on Restructuring: Take It or Leave It

Friday, June 22, 2012

The Legislature Thursday made several moves in its battle to restructure New Jersey higher education, including a legislative warning to the Rutgers' board of trustees that the plan is all or nothing — accept all aspects of the proposal or have it voided in its entirety.

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NJ Gov Says Rutgers Merger Will 'Keep Families Together'

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday that New Jersey was the No. 1 exporter of college students in the country — and that his controversial Rutgers reorganization plan will help keep families together.

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Cost of Controversial Rutgers Merger Expected to Be Unveiled Monday

Monday, June 18, 2012

The cost of Governor Chris Christie’s ambitious plan to reconfigure Rutgers University in Newark, New Brunswick and Camden will be revealed Monday.

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Rowan Goes Public With Opposition to Proposed Rutgers Merger

Monday, June 11, 2012

There's been no end to hoopla over the fact that the Rutgers University faculty opposes a proposed merger between Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University. Now it appears that the Rowan faculty does not support the restructuring either.

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Rutgers Boards Oppose Merger Plan, Oks Talks

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Rutgers University's two governing boards affirmed their intent to keep control of the Camden and Newark campuses, however, they leave open the possibility of a higher education restructuring deal with the Legislature.

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Bill for Merger of NJ Universities Introduced in Senate

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Far-reaching legislation was introduced into the New Jersey Senate Monday to restructure the state’s higher education system, and critics are angry that the bill, framed by sponsors as a compromise, does not take into account most of the concerns that have formed the basis of a six-month controversy among the state’s politicians, educators, unions, students and residents.

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Rowan Faculty, Employees Endorse No-Merger Recommendation

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A union representing Rowan University’s faculty, adjunct faculty, coaches, and librarians has endorsed a set of recommendations that oppose the school’s proposed merger with Rutgers-Camden. Despite a pledge of neutrality by Rowan’s administration and the union itself, representatives of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 2373 voted to approve a proposal written by a state-wide coalition of labor unions that asserts, “Rutgers-Camden must remain a part of Rutgers University.”

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Rutgers-Camden, Rowan University, Closer to a Compromise

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Legislators and university officials are getting nearer to a deal giving Rutgers-Camden more autonomy from its New Brunswick campus and bringing it closer to — but not making it a part of — Rowan University.

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Rutgers Board Rejects Merger Plan

Friday, May 04, 2012

The Board of Trustees at Rutgers University has voted down a plan that would allow Rowan University to absorb its Camden campus.

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Lautenberg Advocates for Rutgers to Stay in Camden

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Sen. Frank Lautenberg is lobbying for Rutgers University to maintain its presence in Camden.

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NJ Dems Rip Proposed Rutgers-Rowan Merger

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some New Jersey Democrats took aim at a controversial plan to merge the Rutgers-Camden campus with Rowan University during a hearing on higher education funding Wednesday.

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