COAR faculty motion to censure Interim Provost
Oct26

COAR faculty motion to censure Interim Provost

The College of Communication and the Arts faculty passed a motion to censure Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff after a faculty meeting on Oct. 13, a little more than a month after the College of Arts and Sciences faculty passed a motion of no confidence in Boroff. According to Associate Professor Peter Reader, the Chair Pro Tem for the College of Communication and the Arts, the vote to censure Boroff was cast electronically to allow...

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Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships
Oct26

Alumna makes $2 million donation for scholarships

Last year, the estate of Patricia O’Callaghan contributed a generous donation in memory of O’Callaghan’s brother, Tim. Her will noted a wish to donate to the university. Patricia and Tim O’Callaghan, both were teachers who never married and both graduated from Seton Hall. Ms. O’Callaghan graduated in 1953 and Mr. O’Callaghan graduated in 1951. Senior director of Principal Gifts and Gift-Planning Joe Guasconi explained the uniqueness...

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Med school campus required to have ‘adequate parking’
Oct16

Med school campus required to have ‘adequate parking’

Students are no stranger to parking woes on campus in South Orange, and now eyes are turning to the parking situation at the Interprofessional Health Sciences (IHS) campus. A public meeting of the Nutley Planning Board was held on Sept. 6 to discuss a resolution for parking at the IHS campus, according to Nutley’s tapinto.net page. Kevin Coakley, Seton Hall’s attorney, wrote a letter to Nutley township attorney Barry Kozrya, on Sept....

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SHU continues search for new president
Sep22

SHU continues search for new president

Seton Hall University has been searching for a new president since the resignation of President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban last February. A memo sent out to the student body from the Office of Board Affairs stated the University selected a search firm to assist in finding the University’s next president. The firm, Witt/Kiefer specializes in “executive searches in academic and health related organizations,” according to the school-wide...

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School of Theology to create Spanish language curriculum
Sep22

School of Theology to create Spanish language curriculum

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) gave 102 grants totaling $3.4 million for this year. Seton Hall received one of the 58 innovation grants totaling $50,000. These monetary funds are meant to break new ground and create new media to “develop Spanish-language resources, course syllabi, discussion questions, a bibliography, videos of lectures and basic course materials for facilitators for intellectual formation for permanent...

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Students conflicted about potential  relocation to new medical school campus
Sep22

Students conflicted about potential relocation to new medical school campus

With the opening of Seton Hall’s Interprofessional Health Sciences campus (IHS), many nursing and health sciences students are conflicted about changing campuses in the middle of their college careers. The IHS campus, located in Nutley, which is miles from South Orange, will house the College of Nursing, the School of Medicine and the School of Health and Medical Sciences “with a focus on interprofessional education and...

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Meehan: College rankings help measure quality
Sep22

Meehan: College rankings help measure quality

Recently, the Asbury Park Press reached out to different colleges in New Jersey to receive input about the importance of college rankings. Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president, spoke on behalf of the University. In the article, she said that although the University is mindful of its rankings, its primary focus is not its rank, but on the overall success of its students. Meehan then further elaborated on her opinion when it...

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Enright named new Director of University Core
Sep14

Enright named new Director of University Core

Dr. Nancy Enright, associate professor of English and Catholic studies, will succeed Dr. Anthony Sciglitano as the director of the University Core, effective on Sept. 1, 2017. A statement from the Office of the Provost on Sept. 5 announced the appointment, made “upon the recommendation of the Search Committee.” “Dr. Enright has been instrumental in the development of the Core and in teaching in the Core,” Dr. Karen Boroff, interim...

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Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug19

Seton Hall’s interim president condemns white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Mary Meehan, Seton Hall’s interim president, released a statement on August 16 that condemned the white nationalist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Va. during the weekend of August 11. “The worst impulses of humanity were on display,” Meehan wrote in her letter, “a toxic mix of racism, anti-Semitism, and willful ignorance.” “As a Catholic institution, we stand in unity with those who were targeted by the racists in...

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Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates
Jul24

Diploma availability date disappoints some graduates

The class of 2017 will have to wait slightly longer than expected for their degrees, which were originally set to arrive at the Office of the Registrar in mid-July. The diplomas are now expected to arrive on Monday, Aug. 7, according to Mary Ellen Farrell, who works in the Office of the Registrar. Joy Morgan, Academic Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, explained that when the Office of the Registrar receives the...

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Medical school steps closer to accreditation
Jun19

Medical school steps closer to accreditation

The Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine’s application for candidacy status has been approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), moving the school one large step closer to gaining permission to open its doors to students in fall 2018. “By 2020, it is estimated there will be a shortage of upward of 3,000 physicians in the Garden State and 135,000 nationally,” Dr. Mary Meehan, interim University...

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Seton Hall and Sacred Heart announce 3+3 law program
Jun19

Seton Hall and Sacred Heart announce 3+3 law program

Seton Hall University and Sacred Heart University Law Schools have decided to develop a partnership offering a 3+3 Bachelor’s and Juris Doctorate program. Sacred Heart University Professor and Chairman of the Department of Government and Politics, Dr. Gary L. Rose, discussed in an email interview the benefits that both schools will have in the partnership. “Benefits include cost savings, the distinct possibility of a handsome...

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