At the Board: December 2017

At the Board: December 2017

The Board of Governors approves investment in the redevelopment of Campbell’s Field and a new B.A. in gender studies at Rutgers University-Camden and awards the Donald H. Jacobs Chair in Applied Physics to Ning Jeff Yue

The following are news and developments from the December 7, 2017, Rutgers Board of Governors meeting:

Support Approved for Redevelopment of Campbell’s Field

Rutgers will invest up to $7.5 million in the redevelopment of Campbell’s Field in Camden, currently owned by the Camden County Improvement Authority. The proposed project envisions a multipurpose athletic facility, including fields for baseball, lacrosse and field hockey, that will be used by Rutgers-Camden’s NCAA Division III and club teams as well as the larger Camden community. Read the full release and the story on

A New B.A. in Gender Studies at Rutgers University-Camden

The board approved the establishment of a bachelor of arts in gender studies program at Rutgers-Camden. The 30-credit B.A. in gender studies is an interdisciplinary major for students interested in exploring questions about gender, sex and sexuality, as well as equity, diversity and privilege on a host of topics and in a variety of academic disciplines. Read the full release.

Rutgers' Ning Jeff Yue Awarded Donald H. Jacobs Chair in Applied Physics  

Ning Jeff Yue leads the radiation physics team at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and is a professor, vice chair and chief of physics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is internationally recognized for his scholarly contributions and leadership in applied physics, which include research in image registration, image-based tracking, radiation dose optimization, brachytherapy and informatics. Read the full release.