Rutgers-Camden

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Rutgers University’s Boards Approve Set Of ‘Principles’ That Run Against Merger Plans

Both the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors huddled in a closed session before approving the document which, among other things, insists that both Rutgers-Camden and Rowan retain their autonomy, and that any collaboration abide by a state law that set up Rutgers as an independent institution.

06/06/2012

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Dems Offer Alternative To Planned Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rowan University

New Jersey Senate Democrats have come up with an alternative to the Christie Administration’s plan to merge Rutgers-Camden with Rowan University.

06/05/2012

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Rutgers-Camden Holds What Could Be Its Final Commencement

As a decision to merge Rutgers University’s Camden campus into Rowan University is moving forward, nearly 1,700 students from Rutgers-Camden were receiving their diplomas on Thursday.

05/17/2012

(Gov. Christie folds his notes before taking questions at a press conference today in Trenton.  Photo from State of NJ video)

Legislators Working On Compromise In Pending Merger Of Rowan And Rutgers-Camden

The clock is ticking on the proposed merger between Rutgers-Camden and Glassboro-based Rowan University, part of a plan New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has to improve higher education in the state.

04/21/2012

Leap Charter School Students get a lesson in investing. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Future Investors Get A Lesson In Stock Trading

Some South Jersey grade schoolers are trying their hand on Wall Street — and learning how to invest in themselves in the process.

03/23/2012

(Dr. Ali Houshmand, interim president of Rowan University.  Credit: David Madden)

Rowan U. President Attempts To Smooth Rutgers-Camden Takeover Path

Dr. Ali Houshmand went to great lengths on Thursday to stress that any merger would take years to complete.

03/22/2012

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South Jersey Teens Heading To Prom Get High-End Dresses At Low Prices

A local organization is now in its third year of providing prom dresses to teens. It’s all part of the 3rd annual Promise Boutique at Rutgers-Camden.

03/17/2012

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Rutgers-Camden Students, Faculty United In Opposition Of Rowan Merger

Students, faculty and members of the Camden community gathered in a lecture hall on the Rutgers campus Tuesday night to discuss the impact of the proposed merger of Rutgers-Camden and Rowan University.

03/14/2012

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Rutgers Dean Sees Sharp Drop In Law School Applicants, Blames Takeover Talk

Dean Rayman Solomon says law school applications were already down nationally due to what he considers overblown worries about the value of a law degree.

03/13/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.13.12

Chris previews tonight’s Republican Primaries in Mississippi and Alabama and what a victory would mean to Mitt Romney. He talks to Scott Rudich of Round Guy Breweries about dealing with the Liquor Control Board in Pennsylvania and to Julie Chen and Aisha Tyler of CBS Television’s The Talk.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/13/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.12.12

Chris reviews all the political doings of the weekend and previews this week’s primaries with Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein. He also discusses the premeire of the HBO film, Game Change, and the argument between New Jersey Governor Chris Chris and a law student who opposes the merger between Rutgers-Camden and Rowan.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/12/2012

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Heated Exchange At Town Hall Ends With Christie Calling Iraq Vet An ‘Idiot’

Things got testy at one of Governor Christie’s town hall meetings yesterday, when a shouting match ended with the governor calling an audience member an idiot.

03/09/2012

Stigall Show Log 3.9.12.

Chris discusses yesterday’s budget address by Mayor Michael Nutter, Gov. Chris Christies spout with a Rutgers-Camden law student about the merging of two New Jersey colleges, and the lack of Senate votes needed for the Keystone Pipeline. Chris chats with Max Nacheman about firearm laws in PA, Steve Cordasco for Finance Friday about the rise in unemployment rates and Beasley Reece about which team in the NFL Peyton Manning will go to now that he is no longer a part of the Indianapolis Colts. Chris talks to Sarah Colonna in studio about her stand up show this weekend at Helium Comedy Club!

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/09/2012

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Friction Between Norcross Brothers Over Rowan-Rutgers Merger?

Amid all the debate over the proposed takeover of Rutgers University’s Camden campus by Rowan University comes what could be a serious difference of opinion within one of South Jersey’s most powerful political families.

03/06/2012

Stigall Show Log 2.22.12.

Chris talks about the 2008 speech from Rick Santorum about Satan, the GOP debate that will be held tonight in Arizona and Gov. Chris Christie’s budget speech yesterday in New Jersey. Chris also chats with Dr. Dan Cook from Rutgers-Camden about the possible merger of two universities in New Jersey and Tom McGrath, editor of Philadelphia Magazine about the potential sale of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/22/2012

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