It was national news earlier this month when Rutgers University announced the triumphant return of head football coach Greg Schiano, $4 million salary and all. But 1,400 health and medical faculty, who have been without a contract since June of 2018, say the university doesn’t place the same value on a clinician doing research as it does on its head football coach.
Senior Correspondent David Cruz is the moderator of Chat Box and Reporters Roundtable. He's been a member of the NJ Spotlight News team since 2011 and has been covering New Jersey's biggest stories for almost 30 years. He's been a reporter and moderator of public affairs programs on television, radio and digital platforms for WBGO and WNYC radio and is the former editor in chief of the Hudson Reporter Newspaper group.