Former State Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos to Serve as Monmouth University 2018-2019 Public Servant-in-Residence

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (Sept. 10, 2018) – Monmouth University today announced that former New Jersey state Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos will be the 2018-2019 Public Servant-in-Residence.  Throughout the academic year, Kyrillos will lead four panel discussions at the university that will be open to the public and will focus on pension and benefits reform, bridging the partisan divide, jobs and the economy, as well as oceans and shore protection.  The first panel discussion will be held on Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. in Wilson Auditorium and will focus on pension and benefit reform, featuring state Sen. President Steve Sweeney as one of four panelists.

Previous Public Servants-in-Residence include former New Jersey Governors James Florio, Christine Todd Whitman, Richard Codey and Brendan Byrne, as well as former Chief Justices James Zazzali and Deborah Poritz.

“For nearly 30 years, Senator Kyrillos had a distinguished career in the New Jersey State Legislature.   His commitment to public service and his ability to work across party lines to achieve legislative success were notable throughout his tenure in the Senate.  We are fortunate to have him with us throughout the academic year and to be the beneficiaries of his keen insight,” said Monmouth University President Grey J. Dimenna.

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