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Nabil Adam's former graduate student will not return as part-time lecturer

(05/02/19 4:00am)

A former graduate student of Nabil Adam, the former vice chancellor for Research and Collaborations at Rutgers University—Newark, accused him of sexual assault during an 18-month sexual relationship. She said she has recently been prohibited from continuing to work as a part-time lecturer (PTL) at the University, according to a letter she sent to University President Robert L. Barchi, which The Daily Targum obtained from her as well. 

Rutgers exchange student wins $1.4 M. after being struck by vehicle in crosswalk

(04/29/19 4:00am)

An exchange student at Rutgers in 2016 has settled for $1.4 million in a lawsuit after she was struck by a vehicle at a crosswalk while jogging from Busch campus in Piscataway. She was jogging along the John A. Lynch Sr. Memorial Bridge that brings Route 18 over the Raritan River, to Buccleuch Park in New Brunswick, according to an article by New Jersey Law Journal. 

Rutgers administrators, top professors given $5.5 M. in 'incentive pay'

(04/24/19 4:00am)

Rutgers gave more than $5.5 million in “incentive pay” to approximately 700 top administrators and professors last year. The “at-risk” or “incentive pay” method for distributing payments based on their job performance is added on to their base salaries, according to an article by NJ Advance Media.

Molloy issues apology to PTLs for previous 'supply and demand' comment

(04/23/19 4:00am)

Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy has provided to The Daily Targum an apology to part-time lecturers (PTLs) for his previous comments, where he said: “If (PTLs) don’t want to do this, they need to get another job. There are probably other people who can fill the role, so it’s sort of like supply and demand," at a town hall the Targum reported on earlier this semester. 

Barchi says he weighs both sides in athletic's finances controversy

(04/18/19 4:51am)

University President Robert L. Barchi has heard the complaints about Rutgers Athletic’s spending, particularly the issue that the department receives more financial support from the University’s operating budget and student fees than just about any other major-level school on an annual basis, according to an article by NJ Advance Media. 

$65 M. athletic facility breaks ground as union says it may be 'forced to strike' after Monday's planned meeting

(04/15/19 1:09am)

Rutgers broke ground on the $65 million Gary and Barbara Rodkin Academic Success Center that will serve approximately 650 student athletes at a ceremony on Saturday, promising top-notch academics for current and future Scarlet Knights. 

Rutgers athletics raises $100 M. in donations in 'R Big Ten Build' initiative

(04/11/19 7:25am)

Rutgers Athletics announced that it has accomplished its goal of raising $100 million toward the R Big Ten Build, a fundraising campaign for athletics facilities, according to an Athletics press release. The initiative, which began in January 2016, has had 4,000 supporters and will support approximately 650 student athletes. 

AAUP-AFT pickets in front of Board of Governors meeting for healthcare, equal pay

(04/10/19 4:13am)

The Rutgers American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) held its “Final Warning: Strike or Contract” picket outside the Board of Governors meeting yesterday, where members chanted, gave speeches and walked with signs in front of the Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark, New Jersey. The AAUP-AFT has been negotiating a new contract for 13 months, and a strike has been authorized by 88 percent of the union. 

Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker voice their support for Rutgers AAUP-AFT

(04/10/19 4:09am)

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), who have announced their candidacy for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, have tweeted their support for the Rutgers American Association of University Professors and American Federation of Teachers (AAUP-AFT) and their strike preparations.