With red shovels and scarlet pride, Gov. Chris Christie, Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi, New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill and New Brunswick Development Corporation President Christopher Paladino broke ground yesterday for the College Avenue Redevelopment Initiative at Seminary Place.
Since coming into office, Christie said he has tried to make restructuring, strengthening and promoting the state’s higher education system a top priority.
In this year’s budget, the state has increased spending on higher education by $34 million, he said.
“After decades of politics getting in the way of desperately needed rethinking and restructuring of our higher education system, Republicans and Democrats …read more
Source: The Daily Targum