To: All NJIT Faculty, Staff, and Students
From: Robert A. Altenkirch, President
Date: September 19, 2002
Subject: Further Update on Health Commission Study
As you know, there have been and will continue to be stories in the media reporting on public hearings and deliberations of the Governor's Commission on Health Science, Education, and Training. Many of these stories reflect speculation on recommendations to be issued in a forthcoming report on the findings of the Commission. It serves no purpose to comment on the yet unannounced recommendations of the Commission, as those comments would be based on speculation and assumption rather than on facts.
I am a strong advocate of NJIT and a steward of our mission and all that it stands for. I am in contact with NJIT board members, the governor and his staff, the legislature, and our peers in the New Jersey higher education community; the lines of communication are active and open.
Thanks for your expressions of support and concern. I will be certain to keep you informed as this matter progresses.