Association Staff

Michael W. Klein, JD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Barbara Berreski, Esq.
Government & Legal Affairs

Paul R. Shelly
Communications & Marketing

Wendy A. Lang
Programs & Policy Initiatives

Support Staff:

Patricia A. Stearman
Budget & Administration

Charlene R. Pipher
Executive Assistant

Theresa M. Toth
Contact Info
New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities
150 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608

Phone: (609) 989-1100
Fax: (609) 989-7017



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n State College/University Accountability Sourcebook 2014
  A resource for state-level higher education policy makers and policy analysts, as well as higher education reporters.
n NJ Association of State Colleges and Universities Annual Report 2012-2013 "Building New Opportunities for Higher Education on a Foundation of Public Trust"
n New Jersey Association of State Colleges & Universities - 25 Year Summary of Accomplishments: 1985-2010
n Policy Brief - How to Fix a Broken System:  Funding Higher Education and Making It More Productive:  Setting a Pathway to Greater Productivity within New Funding Realities
  Summary of a special program of the Princeton University Policy Research Institute for the Region in conjunction with the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities, April 2, 2010
n New Jersey State College/University Trustees' Reference Guide (Sixth Edition) A comprehensive guide for newly-appointed state college/university trustees. (Revised 2006).
n Policy Agenda 2009-2011
n Securing New Jersey's Future Through Public Higher Education:  Three Challenges and How They Can Be Met
  In addition to its Public Policy Agenda, the Association recently prepared, in the context of the 2009 gubernatorial race, a special policy paper.  The document provides an overview of challenges facing New Jersey higher education and the nine state colleges and universities, possible solutions and levers for bringing about positive change.  Copies had been shared with candidates for governor.
n Background Materials for NJ Commission on Government Efficiency and Reform - October 2006
n Policy Outlook Newsletter
  An in-house newsletter to serve as a vehicle for providing useful information about higher education policy issues and trends.
  Summer 2013 - Vol. 1
September 2012 - Fall 2012, Vol. 1
  September 2011 - Vol. 8, Issue 2 - Special Edition Retrospect and Prospect:
  June 2011 - Vol. 8, Issue 1
  November 2010 - Vol. 7, Issue 3
  July 2010 - Vol. 7, Issue 2
  February 2010 - Vol. 7, Issue 1
  Summer 2009 - Vol. 6, Issue 1
  December 2008 - Vol. 5, Issue 2
  May 2008 - Vol. 5, Issue 1
  December 2007 - Vol. 4, Issue 4
  August 2007 - Vol. 4, Issue 3
  May 2007 - Vol. 4, Issue 2
  January 2007 - Vol. 4, Issue 1
n Trust in the Future
  Offers recommendations regarding New Jersey-specific student aid programs to help families pay for a college education.  (April 2000)
n Creating a Public Agenda
  Offers recommendations regarding mission and accountability, and public service of the state colleges and universities.  (April 2000).
n Fulfilling a Dream Deferred:  A Vision and Action Plan for New Jersey's State Colleges and Universities in the 21st Century
  Recommendations of the NJ College Bound 2008 project:  Adopted September 26, 2000