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The Top 25 most influential presidents

  There are 74 institutions of higher education in New Jersey. Each year, ROI-NJ lists the presidents, deans and directors who have greatest influence and impact at their schools — and within the business community. This year,...

They teach that in college?: These unique classes, programs and majors may surprise, impress...

Courses Collecting Stockton University This spring, the university received a unique gift of more than 15,000 items of memorabilia related to Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan. The collection is valued at more than $1 million. The school...

Something new (and cool): Construction on campus didn’t stop during pandemic

Here’s a look at some of the cool projects that have been popping up on college campuses across the state: Kean University Esports Arena In March, Kean opened a 3,000-square-foot esports arena on the second floor of...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education 2022 — No. 1, Ali Houshmand

Ali Houshmand President Rowan University There’s only one issue with naming Rowan University President Ali Houshmand No. 1 on the 2022 ROI Influencers: Higher Education list. The honor may not be enough. Sure, Houshmand essentially has transformed every aspect...

If the future is female, the future is now at TCNJ

When Andrea Welker was named dean of The College of New Jersey School of Engineering this summer, she came with the perfect resume: Ph.D. from the University of Texas in civil engineering, two decades...

The Top 12 most influential people in higher education

  There are 74 institutions of higher education in New Jersey. Each year, ROI-NJ lists the presidents, deans and directors who have greatest influence and impact at their schools — and within the business community. This year,...

The Top 25 most influential deans and directors

  There are 74 institutions of higher education in New Jersey. Each year, ROI-NJ lists the presidents, deans and directors who have greatest influence and impact at their schools — and within the business community. This year,...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education 2022 — Ana Siqueira

Ana Siqueira William Paterson University Serves as the director of the Center for Socially Responsible Entrepreneurship and Innovation at William Paterson. The center supports individuals from diverse backgrounds in developing organizations that align economic, social and...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education 2022 — Susan Scherreik

Susan Scherreik Seton Hall University The founding director of Seton Hall’s Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Scherreik brings energy and passion to the program. Under her direction, the center has fundraised more than $2.15 million since...

ROI Influencers: Higher Education 2022 — Liz Rich

Liz Rich Montclair State University The Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship serves the entire campus, not just business students. The highly interactive and experiential courses teach all students to be entrepreneurial, creative, innovative and problem-solvers — essential...

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