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201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Rowan University is a public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, with a satellite campus in Camden. The school was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School. It became New Jersey State Teachers College at Glassboro in the 1930s, and Glassboro State College in 1958. Starting in the 1970s, it grew into a multi-purpose institution, adding programs in business, communications, and engineering. It was renamed Rowan College of New Jersey in 1992, and became Rowan University on March 21, 1997. The University is currently divided into 13 units: College of Communication & Creative Arts, College of Education, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, College of Health Sciences, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Performing Arts, Rohrer College of Business, College of Science & Mathematics, Global Learning & Partnerships, School of Biomedical Science & Health Professions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Osteopathic Medicine, and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.
Library access: The Keith & Shirley Campbell Library houses nearly 400,000 books and multimedia titles. During the spring and fall semesters, it is open to the public Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Free borrowing privileges are extended to alumni and retirees but not members of the general public. The library is part of three reciprocal borrowing programs: the VALE Consortium, the Tri-State College Library Cooperative and the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium. Students and affiliates at member institutions can apply to obtain free borrowing privileges.
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