William Paterson names new president

William Paterson University announced Thursday it has named a new president, effective July 1. Dr. Richard J. Helldobler, interim president of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, has been named the eighth president of the Wayne-based...

Rutgers opens research institute on employee ownership

Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations has opened a research institute to study ways to address economic inequality through shares of capital, it announced Wednesday. The Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee...

Seton Hall weekend law program draws those looking for boost in corporate world

Michael Moreback doesn’t know where his law degree will lead him. As a compliance officer with Wells Fargo, he enjoys the work he does. He just knows he could do his job better — if...

Rutgers center launches program for minority retailers

The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers University has started a new program aimed at helping African-American and Latino retailers and restaurateurs to grow in New Jersey’s cities. The center said Friday...

Celgene, NJII to team up on cell therapy tech training

Celgene Corp. and the New Jersey Innovation Institute are teaming up to train the biopharmaceutical company’s workers to manufacture next-gen cell therapy technologies, the two announced Thursday. Celgene, based in Summit, will be producing the...

Ex-LWD commissioner to lead county college group

Aaron R. Fichtner, Gov. Chris Christie’s final labor and workforce development commissioner, has been named president of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, the organization announced recently. Fichtner, who took over the post earlier...

TCNJ renames library in honor of President Gitenstein

The College of New Jersey board of trustees voted to rename the TCNJ Library the R. Barbara Gitenstein Library at a meeting Tuesday night. “The college’s library is the heart and soul of the campus,” Board...

Huntington Learning Center names marketing chief

Tutoring and test preparation company Huntington Learning Center has a new chief marketing officer, it announced Wednesday. In the newly created position, Jennifer LoBianco will oversee corporate and franchise marketing initiatives, as well as lead...

Hackensack Meridian-Seton Hall medical school gets accreditation, to open this fall

The Hackensack Meridian-Seton Hall University medical school is open for enrollment. The school received its accreditation late Wednesday night from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, ROI-NJ has learned. It’s the latest step, and one of...

Barnes & Noble, McGraw-Hill partner on course materials

Basking Ridge-based Barnes & Noble Education Inc. and McGraw-Hill Education have partnered to provide students, faculty and institutions greater access to affordable course materials. The companies will focus on two initiatives: the distribution of McGraw-Hill...

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Hoboken education business makes acquisition

EducationDynamics, a Hoboken-based higher education marketing and enrollment management business, has acquired a higher ed portal, it announced Monday. The company said in a news...

Ascena Retail Group selling Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other remaining brands to private-equity...

Ascena Retail Group Inc. is wrapping up the selloff of its assets, announcing it has reached an agreement for the remaining four of its...