Tom Nehila, CFO, New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT coporation.
Nov 29, 2023

NJII brings on new CFO

The appointment complements ongoing efforts to grow and scale New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT corporation, which appointed a new president, Michael Johnson, earlier in the fall.

Angelica Allen-McMillan was nominated by Gov. Phil Murphy to be the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education on Oct. 20, 2020. The Senate never confirmed the appointment.
Nov 28, 2023

NJ education commissioner to step down

“As Dr. [Angelica] Allen-McMillan has announced her retirement at the end of January, I want to take this opportunity to thank her for her service to the people of New Jersey and wish her nothing but the best in her next chapter," Gov. Phil Murphy said.

Princeton University has named Daren Hubbard vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective Jan. 3, 2024.
Nov 22, 2023

IT expert leaving Georgia Tech for Princeton

As vice president for information technology and chief information officer, Daren Hubbard will be responsible for leading a team of 300 and for overseeing the restructuring of the Office of Information Technology.

During a Nov. 17 event at Kean University, the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education announced the launch of BasicNeeds.NJ.gov — a free online tool to help connect college students with a wide spectrum of basic needs resources.
Nov 20, 2023

NJ launches tool to help college students make ends meet

A new website centralizes information for the state's higher education learners on non-tuition costs, including housing, food, transportation, child care and more, while also providing an overview of eligibility and the processes for seeking assistance.

County College of Morris President Anthony Iacono speaks with NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige on Oct. 31, 2023.
Nov 13, 2023

NJBIZ Conversations: Anthony Iacono

County College of Morris President Tony Iacono discusses the school's efforts in workforce development and the state of higher education.

Thanks to a major gift, Princeton University will welcome the new Frist Health Center in 2025.
Nov 9, 2023

Following ‘major gift,’ Princeton’s new health center unveils name (slideshow)

“This extraordinary gift from Tommy Frist has enabled us to reimagine the University health facility as a place of welcome that offers a comprehensive approach to student health and well-being,” university President Christopher Eisgruber said.

Stockton esports player Kevin Gualberti (left) and Camden County esports player Shane Costello log on to a live Twitch broadcast.
Nov 6, 2023

Stockton expands options with casino certificate, esports degree path

An eight-week course taught by industry experts and a first-of-its-kind in-state opportunity in a growing sector were both announced at the start of November.

Rutgers Law Dean Johanna Bond announced Oct. 17, 2023, that the Stephanie and Harold Krieger Charitable Trust has gifted $6.5 million to Rutgers Law School, the second largest gift in the law school’s history.
Oct 30, 2023

Rutgers Law using bulk of $6.5M gift to revive Ginsburg-founded clinic

Slated to open in 2025, the facility's mission will revolve around advancing gender equity through direct representation, impact litigation and legislative work and educating a new generation of students to continue the fight of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Stakeholders gathered Oct. 25, 2023, to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Residences at South College Drive, which will provide rent-supported apartments for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as part of the newly launched Academy for Neurodiversity on the Rowan College of South Jersey Campus. - ROWAN UNIVERSITY
Oct 27, 2023

Academy for Neurodiversity breaks ground in South Jersey on RCSJ campus (updated)

The effort between Rowan College of South Jersey, the Schools of Neurodiversity at the Gloucester County Special Services School District, Rowan University and its medical schools, as well as the governments of Gloucester and Cumberland counties, will include housing for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Students surround a teacher in a class room setting, listening to a lecture. - SETON HALL UNIVERSITY
Oct 25, 2023

Seton Hall’s new master’s curriculum offers ‘cutting-edge’ accounting skills

The program from the Stillman School of Business will include in-person or remote learning opportunities for recent graduates, as well as experienced professionals, looking to enhance their knowledge in the evolving field in areas including: data analytics, business intelligence, and database management and enterprise systems,

Students attend the Ramapo College Office of Admissions Resource Fair at Bergen Community College.
Oct 24, 2023

Ramapo College, BCC extend partnership

"[O]ur two institutions remain committed to building a sustainable, entrepreneurial, and trusted relationship in order to do all that we can for New Jersey's residents, communities, and employers," said Ramapo College President Cindy Jebb.

County College of Morris has unveiled plans for a 70,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Center for Health Professions.
Oct 23, 2023

CCM announces plans for $30M health care learning facility

County College of Morris' new 70,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Center for Health Professions is expected to break ground in about 10 months and take about a year to construct.