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President Gitenstein on Paul Loser Hall Recommendation

This afternoon I received a recommendation from the Advisory Commission on Social Justice: Race and Educational Attainment co-chairs John Donohue and Christopher Fisher. After carefully considering the comments made at last week’s forum, testimony given at previous open fora, and the archival research findings of Professor Robert McGreevey’s students, the Commission is recommending that the college remove Dr. Paul Loser’s name from the building that houses the Office of Admissions and the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science (SONHES). Continue Reading

Loser’s past causes campus clamor

For years, only the rough outlines of Paul Loser Hall were known. In 1987, Tom Loser and his wife, Carol, donated a record-setting $1 million to the College, and in appreciation, the new building, which would house the Office of Admissions and the School of Nursing, Health and Exercise Science, was named after Tom’s father, Paul. Continue Reading

TCNJ moves forward with talks on Loser Hall name change

The College of New Jersey announced Thursday it will begin a conversation about the legacy of Paul Loser – whose name is on a campus hall – after student research discovered he fought for segregation of Trenton Public Schools after the practice was ruled unconstitutional. Continue Reading