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Education, Innovation and Service

Read the independent study by Appleseed that identified higher education as a sector to lead New Jersey’s economic recovery.

According to a 2010 independent report by Appleseed, New Jersey’s 14 independent colleges and universities make a $4.9 billion impact on the State economy each year. Here’s how the independent sector is helping to drive New Jersey’s economy.

More College Graduates, It's Everybody's Business

The Report of the Governor's Task Force on Higher Education determined that New Jersey must provide greater support for higher education — this FAQ outlines why More College Graduates = A Stronger New Jersey Economy.
Serving a Public Purpose

This 2002 report by the Commission on the Future of Independent Higher Education in New Jersey (a follow up to "Excellence for Service: A Report by the Commission on the Future of Independent Higher Education in New Jersey" – the Boyer Report – published in 1987) assessed the progress of independent higher education and proposed the agenda for its future.