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Princeton; Navy re-establish NROTC program

2-6-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is bringing back the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program, known as NROTC. The university announced Thursday that a crosstown agreement between Princeton, the Navy and Rutgers University will ...

Mass. college student charged in random attacks

2-5-14
BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college student has been charged with three apparently random assaults on campus that landed two victims in the hospital with broken facial bones. Police on Tuesday arrested 19-year-old Endicott College ...

Ex-American Boychoir School dean arrested

2-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged the former dean of students at The American Boychoir School in New Jersey with sexually assaulting a boy. U.S. Marshals arrested 55-year-old Thomas Curran in Woodstock, Ga., where he waived ...

Charges dismissed in teacher-student sex case

2-4-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has dismissed official misconduct charges filed against a central New Jersey high school coach accused of having sex with an 18-year-old female student. But acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said he ...
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Anti-Bullying Task Force Chair Says Reported Bullying Incidents Significantly Dropped

2-4-14
Anti- Bully Task Force Chair Patricia Wright says that the number of bullying cases being reported has significantly dropped since last year.

Rutgers board to discuss strategic plan

2-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Officials will examine the future of New Jersey's largest university. The Rutgers Board of Governors is set to review the school's strategic plan at its meeting in Newark Tuesday. Rutgers President Robert Barchi will outline the ...

Colleges in Camden closed due to power outage

2-3-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Rowan University's Camden campus is closed and Camden County College and Rutgers University's campuses there are opening late because of a power outage. Camden County College and Rutgers are to open at noon Monday because of ...

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants

2-1-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four states passed statutes last year that will allow students who came to the U.S. without legal permission as minors to pay in-state college tuition. The National Conference of State Legislatures says 15 states now have ...

Beyonce by the book: Rutgers offers course on star

1-30-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Beyonce is one of the world's most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University is offering a course called "Politicizing Beyonce." ...

Rider University president to step down in 2015

1-29-14
LAWRENCE, N.J. (AP) — Rider University's president has decided to give up his post, but plans to remain in office until next year. Mordechai Rozanski announced his plans Wednesday. The 67-year-old is in his 10th year at the head of the ...