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What's in a name?

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Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:01 am

It might have been called Southern New Jersey State College, South Jersey State College, Atlantic State College or even Jersey Shore State College, the other four names that made the top five in an initial vote by the College Board of Trustees. But by October 1969, the Board of Trustees decided on Richard Stockton State College. The trustees had asked for public input, and by August 1969 there were 64 names in the board minutes. Here's the list, in alphabetical order:

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