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Rowan College at Burlington’s president on unexpected leave

The president of Rowan College at Burlington County has taken an unexpected leave. The board of trustees approved paid administrative leave for President Paul Drayton at a special Aug. 30 meeting. Details about the move were...

Rutgers Business School announces lifelong learning initiative for alumni

The Rutgers Business School in Newark announced plans to offer lifelong learning opportunities to its alumni on Thursday. The first round of the series will consist of free lunch and learn webinars as well as...

Provident Bank Foundation awards $100K grant to St. Peter’s U. incubator

The Provident Bank Foundation has awarded a $100,000 Signature Grant for 2019 to a Saint Peter’s University program, it announced Wednesday. The grant, in the Morristown-based foundation’s “Community Enrichment” funding priority area, will help the...

Murphy insists schools are one of the safest places to be

A day after announcing that he has joined the governors of six regional states to reiterate the importance of allowing in-person instruction to continue in some capacity, Gov. Phil Murphy gave more insights into...

No mere fill-in: How Centenary’s interim president aims to have lasting effect in short-term...

When David Haney announced his resignation as president of Centenary University in October, the Hackettstown school moved quickly to fill the leadership void … at least temporarily. Board member Rosalind Reichard, herself a former...

John Wiley and Sons names new publishing EVP

John Wiley and Sons Inc. has named Ella Balagula its new executive vice president of the company’s publishing segment. The Hoboken-based company focuses on global research and learning. Balagula was senior vice president and general manager...

Four NJIT students named Goldwater Scholars — one of the top undergraduate research honors

New Jersey Institute of Technology had four undergraduate students named Goldwater Scholars, one of the top academic honors for undergraduate research. The total was the highest of any school in the state — and tied...

St. Benedict’s counseling center strives to be available to students despite COVID closure

Some students across the state have a difficult road ahead of them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those who rely on their school’s counseling services for their mental health needs now have a severe limitation on...

Universal Technical Institute opens first campus in N.J.

Universal Technical Institute announced Monday it has opened enrollment to prospective students at its new campus in New Jersey. The campus, which is located in Bloomfield and comprised of 108,000 square feet, will train students...

William Paterson launches fellowship for doctoral candidates from underrepresented communities

In an effort to advance diversity in higher education, William Paterson University has launched a new pre-doctoral fellowship program supporting terminal degree candidates from underrepresented backgrounds, it announced this week. The Wayne-based college said the...

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Woodmont Industrial sells 101,425 sq. ft. distribution center in Woodbridge

Woodmont Industrial Partners announced the sale of a 101,425-square-foot Class A distribution center in the Hopelawn section of Woodbridge on Friday. The property, 85 New...

Mask mandate for schools this fall? Assembly Education chair hints at need

Assembly Education Committee Chairwoman Pam Lampitt did not directly say masks should be mandated when students and educators return to school this fall —...

10 microlenders (CDFIs and MDIs) each get $200K grant from EDA

Ten lenders will receive grants of $200,000 through the Micro Lender Support Grant Program sponsored by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the EDA...

Hoboken to distribute nearly $2M in grants to 12 nonprofits

Hoboken will distribute approximately $2 million to local nonprofits and public agencies to help them provide vital services for low- and moderate-income residents and...

Pop-up store at American Dream giving autistic students real-time, real-world experience

Students on the autism spectrum in New Jersey receive perhaps the best instruction in the country for ASD kids. Transitioning to the work world...