Montclair State University joined 44 public and private N.J. colleges and universities in compiling a $5.9 billion wish list to the state in an effort receive funding for programs, renovations and expansions.
The Star Ledger obtained the list of 300 projects from schools around the state and noted that this would be the first time in 20 years that N.J. voters would be asked to approve a bond issue for higher education.
MSU made one of the more substantial requests, and submitted 11 projects that totaled $415 million. This includes a $55 million center for life sciences and $66 million for the new School of Business, which recently received a private donation to develop a center for entrepreneurship.
Baristanet reached out to MSU officials but they declined to comment.