NJ colleges got $400M more in state funding this week. Here’s where they plan to spend it

New Jersey announced almost $400 million for upgrades at colleges around the state this week, including big-ticket grants for a science building and labs at Montclair State, an engineering and biomedical research tower at Rowan University and an expansion of William Paterson University‘s recreation center.

In total, 31 public and private schools were awarded $395 million borrowed though state bond issues for projects that “will help enhance the postsecondary experience” for current and future students, the state Office of the Secretary of Higher Education announced in a news release.

The 54 projects set to get funding range from repairs of outdated technology and architecture to new construction of state-of-the-art facilities.

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