The Office of Higher Education Secretary Zakiya Smith Ellis and the Executive Director of New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority David Socolow presented their FY20 proposed budget. The FY20 budget includes State appropriations of $1.65 billion in direct support for higher education services, including institutional support for public and independent institutions of higher education, […]
Steve Adubato sits down with Zakiya Smith Ellis, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education, to explore the issues of affordability of higher education and the racial inequality gap, in this broadcast of State of Affairs with Steve Adubato.
NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement about the state higher education plan that was announced Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy and Higher Education Secretary Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis. Siekerka joined Murphy and Ellis at the news conference at Rutgers University-Newark where the plan was discussed. “New Jersey needs a strategic […]
Kate and Vinnie learn from Emeka Oguh of PeopleJoy that there are only three guarantees in this world: death, taxes and student loan payments, but employers can at least help their employees with the third.
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association supports legislation that would reduce the cost of obtaining a bachelor’s degree by allowing students to complete three years of study at a county college, followed by one year at a partnering four-year college or university. The legislation, A-1890/S-869 (Jimenez/Sweeney, Cunningham) permits a “3-Plus-1” bachelor’s degree program. The […]