Campus and Local News Since 1968

Tag archive

william paterson

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…

Keep Reading

Staying at Mercer for a Bachelors degree has pros and cons

VIEWPOINTS by

We all spend our two years (or however many) at Mercer trying to get out so we can get that next level college experience. Or at least most of us want that, right? Not for me. When I graduated Mercer last semester what I really wanted to do was save as much money as possible…

Keep Reading

Transgender discussion panel succeeds despite vandalism

Including panelists, 20 people attended a transgender issues panel held at Mercer in SC 104 on April 16, 2015 despite the fact that fliers announcing it were torn down and found in trash cans. According to the event’s coordinator Dr. Leonard Winogora, Mercer’s Advisor and On-Site Coordinator for William Paterson University, he received permission from…

Keep Reading

Professor Jamal Eric Watson resigns following probe into his credentials and criminal record

CAMPUS/LOCAL by

Written by: Laura Pollack and Noelle Gilman Mercer President, Dr. Patricia Donohue, confirmed for The VOICE on May 1, 2012 that English Prof. Jamal Eric Watson had tendered his resignation effective the day grades must be submitted, May 18. When asked if Watson is to be paid for his summer classes that he will no…

Keep Reading

Jersey professor Jamal Eric Watson under investigation by college and police

CAMPUS/LOCAL by

  Written by: Noelle Gilman, Laura Pollack and Kellie Rendina According to second year Liberal Arts major Stephen Middleton, Mercer Professor Jamal Eric Watson told his Sociology 209 class on Wednesday April 4 that, due to his involvement in a rally supporting Trayvon Martin held on the Mercer quad last week, the college has asked…

Keep Reading

Go to Top