Munroe said the college was implementing internal controls to ensure its finances met standards.The issue of governance, however, "is going to be a big challenge for us because it's going to be beyond our internal control," Munroe said. appoints a majority of the Board of Trustees; two are appointed by the governor.
"We remain resolved and resolute to address each and every compliance matter outlined by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education," President Anthony Munroe told NJ Advance Media.
He was adamant that teaching and learning were not the issue and the quality of the academics remained unchanged.
When I first began at Essex County College, I was not really thrilled being there.
But as time went by I observed how very dedicated and willing the professors are.
A vocal group of clergy in recent months have lobbed allegations of political interference at the college, claiming Di Vincenzo and his appointments exert undue influence at the school.
"When will we put students over politics, people over politics? Ronald Slaughter, pastor of Saint James AME Church in Newark.
Essex County College admits individuals who are at least 18 years of age or who have earned a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate.
This open admissions policy does not apply to international students or persons seeking admissions to our Nursing or Allied Health programs which are subject to additional criteria.
The first European settlers arrived around 1675, primarily English, Dutch and French Puritans who had earlier settled Hempstead, Long Island, and Stamford, Connecticut, via Newark and Elizabeth.