Category: Higher Education

UPDATE: Grewal seeks to stall sale of N.J. college to Chinese-owned company

PRINCETON, N.J. – Rider University’s hugely controversial decision to sell a respected music school to Kaiwen Education, a company party-owned by the Chinese government is receiving a challenge from the State of new Jersey. This week, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Read More

ROONEY: The college cheating scandal is limousine liberal privilege in practice!

TRENTON, N.J. — A major scandal rocking higher education in the United States is also raising larger questions about whether the current system is fair (or even makes sense). Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney was back on Chasing News with Bill Read More

Legislators sponsor resolution opposing sale of N.J. college to Chinese company

PRINCETON, N.J. — Will China soon own an institution of higher education on New Jersey soil? The century-old, Princeton-based Westminster Choir College, a well-respected music school, may soon be the property of a Chinese government-owned company named “Beijing Kaiwen Education Read More

UPDATE: Rider U. dean quits over Chick-fil-A campus ban

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Chick-fil-A isn’t welcome at Rider University after the Central Jersey college’s administration overrode the student body’s referendum to bring the popular fast food chicken phenom to campus last year. Administrators cited Chick-fil-A’s socially conservative “corporate values” as the Read More

You’re struggling to pay property taxes and college bills. Murphy gave $1.6 million to ‘undocumented’ students.

By The Staff _ Specifically? New Jersey spent your tax dollars on $1.6 million in financial aid for 513 undocumented immigrant college students who attended classes at Garden State colleges in the fall 2018 semester, a “priority” of the Murphy Administrating Read More

Rutgers will hold off collecting tuition from furloughed federal employees’ kids

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers raised its tuition rates 2.3% this school year. With the shutdown putting some federal employees’ paychecks on hold indefinitely? And a deal between President Trump and Speaker and Pelosi nowhere in sight? The president of Rutgers Read More