State Aims to Improve Higher Education with Privatization, Bonds

Monday, July 16, 2012

Overshadowed by fights over the state budget and the merger of state colleges late last month were two bills that could have their own broad effects on New Jersey’s higher education system. Both seek to spur new construction on college campuses: one uses a privatization arrangement to encourage private organizations to pay for construction at public colleges; the other authorizes $750 million in bonds to pay for new buildings.

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