New Jersey City University should partner with larger institution, state monitor says

New Jersey City University should partner with a larger educational institution so it can survive after years of fiscal mismanagement that have left the state-run school with crippling debt, according to a monitor appointed last year to oversee the university.

The proposed partnership could range from joint academic programs and shared administrative services to a full merger, the monitor, Henry J. Amoroso, said in a report he issued Tuesday.

Amoroso’s report comes nearly two years after the university’s trustees declared a financial emergency in June 2022, replaced top administrators, slashed academic programs, and laid off staff.

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