Rutgers’ RUNet 2000 to receive $3.1 million in additional federal funding

January 4, 2001

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. – RUNet 2000, Rutgers’ project to implement and deploy a comprehensive, advanced information and communication network, will receive a $3.1 million appropriation as part of the newly enacted 2001 federal budget. This support will come from the Department of Education’s Technology Innovation Challenge Grants program, which aids ventures that use technology for the benefit of the nation’s educational system.