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NJIT Community Mourns Loss of Herbert M. Iris 51

The NJIT community mourns the loss of Herbert M. Iris, ’51, a major benefactor to the athletics program at NJIT and the national chair of the Highlanders Athletics Campaign. Iris served in the Navy after graduating from high school and received a BS degree in civil engineering from the Newark College of Engineering in 1951. He started Iris Construction Co. in 1959, building industrial and office complexes across northern New Jersey.