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Ricky Castaneda

Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty, as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements, and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

Rutgers Open Public Records Center,

   
 
 
Dear Ricky Castaneda,

Thank you for registering with Rutgers, The State University of New
Jersey Open Public Records Center, an online, public portal. Below you
will find your portal login and password information .

Login:  [OPRA #21351 email]
 
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may request a [1]Temporary Password
 

If you are a first time user and did not submit your request through the
public portal but are receiving this e-mail, an account has been created
for you with the login and password listed above. At this account you can
access, track and receive any documents in response to your request.

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then "My Request Center" to update any contact or password information on
your account and to view your request.

The University Custodian of Records will contact you if there are
questions regarding your request or provide you a response. If you have
questions, you may contact the OPRA Administrator at 973.972.1887.
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Dear Castaneda:

Thank you for submitting your request for government records of Rutgers,
The State University of New Jersey. Your request has been received and is
being processed in accordance with the New Jersey Open Public Records Act
(OPRA), NJSA 47:1 et seq. Your request was received through the online,
public portal [1]Rutgers University Open Public Records Center of this
office on 3/29/2021 and given the reference number R006552-032921.  

Your request will be forwarded to the Office of the Custodian of
Records for review and processing, including determining the volume of
responsive documents and any potential costs associated with satisfying
your request. Please note, the N.J. Open Public Records Act does not
require the University to create new documents, to conduct research, or to
answer questions for information.

Records Requested: Dear Rutgers University, This is a request for public
records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not
required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this
message. Records requested: 1) the name, title, department/division,
current salary, and hire date for all salaried employees, including
elected officials, as of March 20, 2021 2) the name, title,
department/division, current hourly rate, and hire date for all hourly
employees, as of March 20, 2021 3) the names of all employees enrolled in
each healthcare insurance program/plan, including elected officials, as of
March 20, 2021 4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each
public pension system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021 6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and
extra-duty pay for each employee, including elected officials, as of March
20, 2021 7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses,
reimbursements, and other payments or perks granted each employee,
including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021 If employees have
different rates of pay for different work or different roles, please
indicate each of the pay rates in the response. With regard to all of the
items in this request, I prefer to receive the responses to this request
in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if at all possible. Please
feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in clarifying this request.
Thanks very much. Yours faithfully, Ricky Castaneda
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Thank you and if you have questions, you  may contact the OPRA
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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R006552-032921

 

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until April 14, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R006552-032921

 

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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The University is still processing this request. Please note, due to the
State of New Jersey being under a public health emergency, processing and
response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until April 22, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R006552-032921

 

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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The University is still processing this request. Please note, due to the
State of New Jersey being under a public health emergency, processing and
response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until April 29, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

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Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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The University has reviewed your request. The responsive document(s) for
items 1, 2, 6 and 7 of your request are available to you through the
Rutgers University Open Records Center. Please log in to the [3]Records
Center and "My Request Center" to retrieve the appropriate responsive
document(s). The document(s) is also attached to this email for your
convenience. 

No responsive records exist for portion 5 of your request. We are
processing the remainder of your request and require and extension until
May 06, 2021.

If your request has been denied, you may take your appeal to the New
Jersey Government Records Council (NJGRC), which has mediation and dispute
resolution procedures, or you may file a lawsuit with the New Jersey
Superior Court, as provided by N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq. Your rights of
appeal is provided with this letter at [4]Public Facing Pages of the
Rutgers University Open Public Records Request Center. You may also review
the brochure at the [5]Rutgers Custodian of Records page or visit the
[6]NJGRC page.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss this further, you may
contact my office at 973.972.1981.

Sincerely,

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

 

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R006552-032921

 

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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The University is still processing this request. Please note, due to the
State of New Jersey being under a public health emergency, processing and
response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until May 13, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request # R006552-032921

 

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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address for all replies to this request:
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-------------------------------------------------------------------”

The University is still processing this request. Please note, due to the
State of New Jersey being under a public health emergency, processing and
response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until May 20, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

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Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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Please use deliver records electronically via email to the below UNIQUE
address for all replies to this request:
[OPRA #21351 email]

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The University is still processing this request. Please note, due to the
State of New Jersey being under a public health emergency, processing and
response to this request may be delayed. The University requires an
extension until May 27, 2021. We appreciate your patience during this
time, and are working to respond to your request as quickly as possible.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at my office at
973.972.1981.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the [1]Open
Public Records Center.

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Rutgers Open Public Records Center,

Attachments:
[1]R006552_Final_1-2.xls
[2]R006552_Total_Earns_Final_6-7.xlsx
[3]Employees_with_Pension_as_of_03202021.xls

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Reference: Rutgers Open Public Records Request,  # R006552-032921

Dear Castaneda,

Please accept this letter as the University Custodian of Records response
to your request for records pursuant to the Open Public Records Act
(“OPRA”). On March 29, 2021, this office received your request for the
following:

“Dear Rutgers University,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law
right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please
acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:
1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire date for
all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and hire
date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021
3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public pension
system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from duty,
as of March 20, 2021
6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay for
each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021
7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses, reimbursements,
and other payments or perks granted each employee, including elected
officials, as of March 20, 2021

If employees have different rates of pay for different work or different
roles, please indicate each of the pay rates in the response.

With regard to all of the items in this request, I prefer to receive the
responses to this request in one or more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets if
at all possible. Please feel free to contact me if I can be helpful in
clarifying this request. Thanks very much.

Yours faithfully,

Ricky Castaneda

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Please use deliver records electronically via email to the below UNIQUE
address for all replies to this request:
[OPRA #21351 email]

Is [Rutgers University request email] the wrong address for OPRA requests to Rutgers
University? If so, please contact us using this form:
https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlo...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlo...

View this OPRA request & responses online:
https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlo...

Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will
be delayed.

If you find this service useful as an OPRA custodian, please ask your web
manager to link to us from your organisation's website.

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The University has reviewed your request. The responsive document(s) is
available to you through the Rutgers University Open Records Center.
Please log in to the [4]Records Center and "My Request Center" to retrieve
the appropriate responsive document(s). The document(s) is also attached
to this email for your convenience. 

Please note the following information regarding your request:

1) the name, title, department/division, current salary, and hire
date for all salaried employees, including elected officials, as of March
20, 2021

Responsive records for this portion of your request are attached to this
response.

2) the name, title, department/division, current hourly rate, and
hire date for all hourly employees, as of March 20, 2021

Responsive records for this portion of your request are attached to this
response.

3) the names of all employees enrolled in each healthcare insurance
program/plan, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021

This information is exempt pursuant to OPRA’s personnel exemption. OPRA
specifically exempts personnel records from public access with limited
exceptions including an "individual’s name, title, position, salary,
payroll record, length of service, date of separation and the reason for
such separation, and the amount and type of any pension received. N.J.S.A.
47:1A-10. Because personnel records are exempt from public access under
OPRA, this portion of your request is denied.

4) the names of all employees currently enrolled in each public
pension system, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021

Responsive records for this portion of your request are attached to this
response.

5) the name and pay status of each employee currently suspended from
duty, as of March 20, 2021

Please note that the University has confirmed no individual was suspended.
OPRA provides access to existing, identifiable records. N.J.S.A.
47:1A-1.1. Because records responsive to your request do not exist, this
portion of your request is denied.

6) the total year-to-date base pay, overtime pay, and extra-duty pay
for each employee, including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021

Responsive records for this portion of your request are attached to this
response.

7) the amount/value of all stipends, allowances, bonuses,
reimbursements, and other payments or perks granted each employee,
including elected officials, as of March 20, 2021

Responsive records for this portion of your request are attached to this
response.

If your request has been denied, you may take your appeal to the New
Jersey Government Records Council (NJGRC), which has mediation and dispute
resolution procedures, or you may file a lawsuit with the New Jersey
Superior Court, as provided by N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq. Your rights of
appeal is provided with this letter at [5]Public Facing Pages of the
Rutgers University Open Public Records Request Center. You may also review
the brochure at the [6]Rutgers Custodian of Records page or visit the
[7]NJGRC page.

If you have any questions, or wish to discuss this further, you may
contact my office at 973.972.1981.

Sincerely,

Jewell Battle

University Custodian of Records

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

 

973.972.1981

 

To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the [8]Open
Public Records Center.

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