Tag: 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

Stockton U. President Issues Statement Regarding Bust Removal

POMONA, N.J. –Stockton University’s president has officially released a statement regarding the recent temporary removal of a bust of the school’s controversial namesake, Richard Stockton. Early Monday, Aug. 28th, Stockton President Harvey Kesselman issued a statement addressing concerns and comments Read More

SEE, I TOLD YOU SO: Stockton declares war on its namesake, a signer of the Declaration of Independence

When they came of the Confederate monuments after Charleston, Save Jerseyans, history nerds like yours truly protested the inevitable slippery slope. If Robert E. Lee needs to go over slavery… what about George Washington? Or Jefferson? Could the calls for 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

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) Tells Students Life “Is Not About Celebrity”

“Corruption scandals. Skyrocketing crime. Abandoned allies. There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the rest of the country swoons,” wrote The Daily Beast‘s Olivia Nuzzi back in 2014.  Since arriving in the Read More

Should N.J. copy N.Y.’s tuition-free college program? Not so fast, state says

TRENTON — Now that New York has decided to offer a tuition-free program at its public colleges and universities, New Jersey lawmakers have been wondering: Should the Garden State take a similar approach? The answer: Not so fast, state officials Read More