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Faculty hope admins will seek input before making changes

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As the spring semester starts things Professor of Mathematics Kyle Anderson is relieved that all his classes ended up in rooms that make sense for what he teaches and none were changed at the last minute. “[Last fall I initially] had BS208A assigned as the room for my Honors Calculus II class. But then, sometime…

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College addresses mold problem in faculty office, but questions about notification remain

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Starting in early October, professors and staff with offices on the first floor of the BS building encountered a strong musty smell permeating the area. The smell, which Student Advocate Dee Smith-Jones described as “like someone mopped the floor and let it sit,” got so bad that faculty took their concerns to Professor James Maccariella,…

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Mercer’s president selected for Governor’s transition team

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Mercer’s President, Dr. Jianping Wang has been chosen as co-chair of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on Education, Access and Opportunity. Transitions teams help the incoming administration decide the direction of the new government by recommending candidates for key posts and forming policy platforms. Their help is critical in making sure the new government can…

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On brink of no confidence vote in college president, faculty relent

Full-time faculty union members gathered on Thursday, Nov. 9, preparing to hold a vote of no confidence in Mercer president, Dr. Jianping Wang. Instead, they elected to table the vote. A vote of no confidence is essentially a resolution that, if approved, states that the full-time faculty has no confidence in Dr. Wang or her…

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As Mercer prepares to add a men’s lacrosse team, questions arise about possible Title IX problem

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Fall 2017 marks the first official phase in the development of Mercer County Community College’s men’s lacrosse program. Head Coach Robert Siris, formerly boys lacrosse head coach at Hopewell Valley High School, is tasked with building the program as he makes the transition from high school to collegiate level head coach. Siris told The VOICE:…

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