Category: Rutgers University

Are Rutgers students and taxpayers paying more for “settlements, buyouts and golden parachutes”?

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Tuition is on the rise at Rutgers University again, Save Jerseyans, to the tune of 2.3% for the 2018-2019 academic year. What, exactly, are students paying for? On Monday, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) unloaded on Read More

Who cares how good N.J. schools are if their students flee after graduation?

By Matt Rooney _ There’s a new study out which you may’ve seen or heard about in the news, Save Jerseyans, trumpeting New Jersey’s public schools as the second best in the nation. I have my issues with the methodology Read More

SAD! Snooki fetched a larger Rutgers speaking fee than Hillary

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Hillary Clinton visited Rutgers University last Thursday evening and collected a check for $25,000. A nice pay day? You bet, Save Jerseyans. But it’s still $7,000 less than the $32,000 lump sum paid to Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi Read More

Four years after the Rice debacle, College Republicans decry Rutgers hypocrisy ahead of Clinton visit

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Back in 2014, Rutgers students and members of the university faculty hounded former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice into voluntarily pulling out of her prior commitment to serve as commencement speaker. The protest concerned Rice’s involvement Read More

ICE at the Rutgers’ career fair? No way, DACA students say.

Students interested in applying for a job at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency won’t find federal recruiters manning a booth Rutgers-Newark’s spring career fair. ICE backed out …

Christie files nominations, taps adviser DuHaime for RU Board

Here is today’s list of appointments and nominations, Save Jerseyans: – JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS SUPERIOR COURT REAPPOINTMENTS Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Angela Borkowski (Annandale, Hunterdon) Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Linda Grasso Jones (Tinton Falls, Monmouth) ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES Nominate Read More

Rutgers opts to keep Weinstein money as California school rejects it

The University of Southern California is turning down a $5 million gift from embattled Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, less than a week after Rutgers University announced it will not return a smaller donation Weinstein made to that school. Rutgers reaffirmed Read More

REPORT: Rutgers mandates “microaggression” freshman course

This is your tax dollars at work, Save Jerseyans. h/t Reason.com: As part of a $175 student orientation package, Rutgers University requires all incoming freshmen take a course on the “big impact” of microaggressions, because nothing says welcome to college like Read More

Rutgers-Camden to hold college fair for unauthorized immigrants

CAMDEN — The state’s largest university is offering help for unauthorized immigrant students who want to attend college in New Jersey. Rutgers-Camden will host a college fair Saturday for unauthorized immigrants interested in taking advantage of a New Jersey law Read More