Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Governor to probe questions at UMDNJ

Governor to probe questions at UMDNJ: "Acting Gov. Richard Codey's office will look into allegations of widespread conflicts of interest within the governing board of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, state officials said yesterday."

Monday, August 29, 2005

Conflicts rampant on UMDNJ board

Conflicts rampant on UMDNJ board: "One board member at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey also is president of the company building the school's new dormitory.

Another is managing partner of the law firm that helped put together financing for the deal.

Two others, meanwhile, work for affiliated hospitals that compete with the school for many of the same grants and funding."

Illegal Immigrants and New Jersey Higher Ed

North Jersey Media Group providing local news, sports & classifieds for Northern New Jersey!: "All over New Jersey, as in 40 other states, thousands of illegal students share Juarez's plight. They believe they are shut out of public universities and community colleges because they will have to pay two and three times the tuition charged legal residents of New Jersey."

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Assemblymen resolve to push for tuition bill

Assemblymen resolve to push for tuition bill: "A bill that would limit the rising cost of higher education is going to need another push from state assemblymen Robert Morgan and Michael Panter (both D-Monmouth and Mercer) if it is ever going to have a chance to become law in New Jersey."

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Rowan again among region's best

Rowan again among region's best: "For the sixth straight year, Rowan University has ranked in the top tier of institutions of higher education in U.S. News & World Report's annual compilation of the nation's top colleges and universities."

Friday, August 19, 2005

To Woo Students, Colleges Choose Names That Sell

To Woo Students, Colleges Choose Names That Sell | "Two New Jersey colleges changed their names in the 1990's, hoping to project new and more ambitious identities. Trenton State became the College of New Jersey, and Glassboro State became Rowan University."

Thursday, August 18, 2005

Seton Hall Removes Kozlowski's Name From Building U.S.: "Seton Hall University, a Catholic institution named for a saint, removed the name of Dennis Kozlowski, convicted felon and former chief executive of Tyco International Ltd., from a building on campus."

Monday, August 15, 2005

Higher education costs an issue in gov. race

APP.COM - Higher education costs an issue in gov. race: "The New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities wants to push higher education concerns such as affordability, accessibility and capacity to the forefront of the gubernatorial race."

Thursday, August 04, 2005

NJ investigating Career Education Corp.

Inside Higher Ed :: More Scrutiny for Career Education Corp.: "Career Education Corporation quietly announced Monday that officials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey had begun investigations of campuses the company owns in those states. The revelation comes on the heels of a finding last month by a California agency that a Career Education campus there had “willfully” misled students to get them to enroll."

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Financial problems prevent UMDNJ's reaccreditation

APP.COM - Financial problems prevent UMDNJ's reaccreditation: "The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey acknowledged the Middle States Commission on Higher Education withheld the reaccreditation, blaming the school's money troubles. The commission did not lose accreditation, but that could ensue."