06/30/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Proposes $173 Mil Cut To Higher Ed

[Rutgers] University President Richard L. McCormick was one of 17 public college and university presidents who headed to Trenton yesterday to object to funding cuts and caps on tuition hikes.

In his opening remarks at a hearing in front of the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee in the state house annex, McCormick said the state's continual reduction in aid to higher education hinders the public colleges and universities, which contribute to the economy of the state.

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