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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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Who’s next? Dr. David Edwards leaves, paving the way for 5th Mercer VP in five years

Mercer’s Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. David Edwards, will be leaving his position to assume the same role at Camden County College at the end of this month. Dr. Edwards is Mercer’s fourth Vice President in five years. The others include Dr. Guy Generals, who is now the president of Philadelphia Community College; Dr.…

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Friends can be found even on commuter community college campus, if you look

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A common complaint heard on campus is that people come to class and then immediately leave for home or to work. That’s true. This is a commuter school and not everyone has time for socializing after classes. But there is community here if you bother to look for it. “It really has to do with…

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