Lost in Translation: N.J. Lawmakers and Higher Ed Try to Understand Each Other

Bill Wittkop for New Jersey City U.

Sue Henderson, president of New Jersey City U., says she’s “willing to have a discussion about a tuition freeze.” 
But such a freeze, without any additional state appropriations, would force colleges to make significant 
changes in their business model, she says.
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State lawmakers and college officials often seem to talk past one another and speak different languages when they debate higher-education policy.

A good example of the pattern is in New Jersey, where Assemblywoman Celeste M. Riley, a Democrat who...

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