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RIDER NEWS
October 30, 2019

71 WCC STUDENTS SUE RIDER FOR HANDLING OF CHOIR COLLEGE

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RIDER NEWS
October 30, 2019

DELL'OMO DETAILS WESTMINSTER DECISIONS IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

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TOWN TOPICS
October 30, 2019

71 WESTMINSTER STUDENTS ARE LISTED AS PLAINTIFFS IN SUIT AGAINST RIDER

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NEW COMPLAINT FILED

IN NJ SUPERIOR COURT

INCLUDES 70+ STUDENTS  
October 29, 2019

PLAINTIFFS 

V.

RIDER UNIVERSITY

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WWFM - A TEMPO WITH RACHEL KATZ

September 26, 2019

WESTMINSTER STUDENTS, ALUMNI PROTEST AT RIDER, HOPE TO GAIN GOVERNOR'S SUPPORT 

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TOWN TOPICS
September 25, 2019

WESTMINSTER SUPPORTERS HOLD RALLY,

ATTEMPT TO  MEET WITH MURPHY

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SLIPPED DISC
September 23, 2019

 IT'S ALMOST MIDNIGHT AT

WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE 

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MUSICAL AMERICA
September 23, 2019

 WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE FACULTY CRY FOUL PLAY

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TOWN TOPICS
September 18, 2019

STUDENTS JOIN EFFORT TO PREVENT RELOCATION OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

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WWFM - A TEMPO WITH RACHEL KATZ

September 14, 2019

RACHEL KATZ REPORTS ON OPEN PUBLIC MEETING HOSTED BY THE WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION 

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CENTRALJERSEY.COM

September 11, 2019

FUTURE OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE DISCUSSED DURING MEETING IN PRINCETON

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Moderator:
Constance Fee, President, Westminster Foundation

 

Legal Counsel, Westminster Foundation:

Bruce Afran, Esq.
 

The Westminster Foundation wishes to express sincere gratitude to the staff of Nassau Presbyterian Church for their generous hospitality.

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Westminster Foundation Public Meeting

September 10, 2019

7 pm

Nassau Presbyterian Church

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MUSICAL AMERICA

September 4, 2019

WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE CONTINUES THE FIGHT FOR ITS PRINCETON CAMPUS

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TOWN TOPICS

September 4, 2019

WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON SURVIVAL OF CAMPUS

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TOWN TOPICS

August 14, 2019

OPPOSITION GROWS TO RELOCATION

OF WESTMINSTER

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FOUNDATION UPDATE

August 7, 2019

TOWN TOPICS

July 3, 2019

RIDER PLANS TO KEEP, RELOCATE WESTMINSTER 

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INSIDE HIGHER ED

July 2, 2019
WESTMINSTER WON'T BE SOLD

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NPR

July 1, 2019

CHINESE COMPANY BACKS OUT OF CONTROVERSIAL CHOIR COLLEGE PURCHASE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2019

KAIWEN TERMINATES PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT

WITH RIDER UNIVERSITY.

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PRINCETON PATCH

June 28, 2019

WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION OPPOSES SELLING

OR MOVING CHOIR COLLEGE

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MUSICAL AMERICA

June 28, 2019

WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION MAY EXPAND

LAWSUITS VS. RIDER U.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 28, 2019

FOUNDATION WARNS RIDER THAT CONTINUED EFFORTS TO SELL

OR MOVE THE CHOIR COLLEGE WILL RESULT IN A COURT APPLICATION

TO SEPARATE WESTMINSTER FROM RIDER UNIVERSITY

 

ATTORNEY: LAWSUIT WILL EXPAND TO INCLUDE TENURED FACULTY IF

RIDER DOES NOT ABANDON THE SALE OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

 

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FOUNDATION LETTER TO

RIDER ADMINISTRATION

June 17, 2019

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TOWN TOPICS

April 17, 2019
CONFERENCE ON WESTMINSTER SALE

ENCOURAGES THOSE OPPOSED

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WWFM - A TEMPO WITH RACHEL KATZ

March 30, 2019

RACHEL KATZ INTERVIEWS ATTORNEY, BRUCE AFRAN

ON  NJ AG REPORT

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NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY REPUBLICANS 

March 29, 2019

STATE STALLING THE SALE OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

IS A GOOD SIGN SAY WIRTHS AND SPACE- NJ ASSEMBLY REPUBLICANS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 28, 2019

NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE DELIVERS MAJOR SETBACK TO

RIDER UNIVERSITY'S PLAN TO SELL WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

 

Rider Refuses to Address AG's Inquiries.

Conceals Information Relevant to Investigation.

AG Demands Answers on Over 40 Additional Questions.

 

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NPR

March 26, 2019
CRITICS WORRY AMERICAN MUSIC COLLEGE WILL BE SHUTTERED AFTER PROPOSED SALE

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NEW JERSEY LAW JOURNAL

March 25, 2019

CONTRACT TERMS PROVIDE NEW AMMUNITION TO OPPONENTS OF $40M CHOIR COLLEGE SALE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2019

RIDER UNIVERSITY CONTRACT RELEASED BY NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL WOULD GIVE CHINESE BUYER POWER TO CLOSE 100-YEAR OLD WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2019

FACULTY SHOCKED TO LEARN SECRET AGREEMENT WOULD ALLOW BUYER TO CLOSE WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE.

 

Rider University Misled Courts and Stakeholders by Withholding Key Provision Of Purchase and Sale Agreement

Union Urges AG to Block Sale of Legendary Music School

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TOWN TOPICS

March 13, 2019
BILL INTRODUCED OPPOSING CHOIR COLLEGE SALE

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FOX NEWS

March 5, 2019

NJ LAWMAKER WANTS TO BLOCK CHINESE COMPANY FROM BUYING MUSIC COLLEGE

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TOWN TOPICS

January 16, 2019
ANYONE WHO TRULY CARES ABOUT WESTMINSTER SHOULD OPPOSE SALE OF CAMPUS AND ENDOWMENT TO FOR-PROFIT COMPANY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 11, 2019

COURT REFUSES TO DISMISS PLAINTIFFS' CASE

McMorris, et al. v. Rider University, et al.

 

FOX NEWS

December 20, 2018

OUTRAGE AFTER CHINESE COMPANY MAKES BID TO BUY NJ MUSIC SCHOOL

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NPR

November 29, 2018
WHY IS THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT TRYING

TO BUYA SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY?

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AAUP LEADERSHIP CONTACTS STATE LEGISLATORS.

 

NOVEMBER 20, 2018

 

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WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION LETTER TO THE FACULTY
AND STAFF OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE.

 

NOVEMBER 8, 2018

 

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TOWN TOPICS

November 7, 2018
CONTROVERSIES CONTINUE OVER THE FUTURE

OF WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE

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WESTMINSTER FOUNDATION RESPONSE REGARDING RIDER ADMINISTRATION'S WARNING TO WCC FACULTY.

 

OCTOBER 29, 2018

 

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MUSICAL AMERICA

September 11, 2018

Westminster Choir College Alums Sue To Block Sale Of Their Aluma Mater

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2018

 

NEW LAWSUIT NAMES RIDER UNIVERSITY AND CHINESE GOVERNMENT-OWNED INVESTMENT FUND IN SCHEME TO DIVERT CHARITABLE ENDOWMENT OF CENTURY-OLD COLLEGE

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TOWN TOPICS

September 5, 2018

Second Forum About Westminster Floats Ideas for School's Future

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Princeton Community Open Forum II

Could Saving Westminster Bring Savings to Princeton Taxpayers?

August 29, 2018

7pm

Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ.

Moderator:
Constance Fee, President, Westminster Foundation, Princeton, NJ, Inc.


Panelists:

Jeffrey Halpern, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor of Anthropology  

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Rider University

Chief Grievance Officer, American Association of University Professors, Rider Chapter

 

Gerald D. Klein, Ph.D.
Professor of Organizational Behavior and Management Emeritus
Department of Management, College of Business Administration
Rider University

                                    

Joel Phillips, D.M.A.

Professor of Music Composition and Theory

Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Asst. Grievance Officer, American Association of University Professors, Rider Chapter

 

Joel Schwartz

 Licensed Architect and Licensed Planner

Townscape Design:  Town Planning and Urban Design

Real Estate Developer, 38-year Princeton resident


Legal Commentary:

Bruce Afran, Esq. 

Legal Counsel, Westminster Foundation, Princeton, NJ, Inc.

The Westminster Foundation wishes to express sincere gratitude to the staff of Nassau Presbyterian Church for their generous hospitality.

Part One

Part Two

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Part Three

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TOWN TOPICS

August 15, 2018
More Back And Forth Claims About Proposed Westminster Sale

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CENTRALJERSEY.COM

June 30, 2018

Westminster Foundation Will Keep Up Fight

Against Sale Of Choir College
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Princeton Community Open Forum I

June 27, 2018

7pm

Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ.

Moderator:
Constance Fee, President, Westminster Foundation


Panelists:

Bruce Afran, Esq., Legal Counsel, Westminster Foundation

Jeffrey Halpern, Faculty, Rider University; Chief Grievance Officer, American Association of University Professors, Rider Chapter

P. Randolph Hill, Vice-President, Westminster Foundation

Marshall Onofrio, Dean, Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University


 

The Westminster Foundation wishes to express sincere gratitude to the staff of Nassau Presbyterian Church for their generous hospitality.

Part One

Part Two

TOWN TOPICS

June 27, 2018
Westminster Sale Is Far From Complete, Opponents Say

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Rider University Chapter of the AAUP
May 1, 2018

A White Paper Prepared for the Rider AAUP

Financial Analysis of Kaiwen Education
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MUSICAL AMERICA
November 1, 2019

WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE STUDENTS SUE RIDER UNIVERSITY

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ADDRESS

The Westminster Foundation

Princeton, NJ, Inc.

174 Nassau Street #124

Princeton, NJ 08542

Email:
contactus@westminsterfoundationprinceton.org

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