“Developing Newark: Which Direction is Forward?”—a multi-university symposium on planning, design, economy and community will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8, 2008, at NJIT. The theme will be revitalizing Newark and its region. >>
What will Newark look like ten years from now? That provocative question and many more were asked of and answered by business, education and government leaders at the third annual summit of the Council For Higher Education in Newark (CHEN), held last Friday at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The catalyst for this exciting two-hour discussion of the city past and present was Boston business and higher education guru Anne S. Habiby.
A clarion call describing how higher education can revitalize Newark’s economy will be heard March 19, 2004, at the third annual summit hosted by the Council For Higher Education (CHEN). CHEN is composed of Newark’s four public institutions of higher learning-- Essex County College (ECC), New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Rutgers University at Newark (RU-N) and the University of Medicine and Dentistry (UMDNJ).