Ex-Brookdale College president pleads guilty to misusing funds

EDISON - The former president of Brookdale Community College has pleaded guilty to using office funds for personal use. Peter Burnham admitted in court today to two counts of misconduct in office and one count of theft by deception. He had been under investigation for using school-issued credit cards for personal expenses, including alcohol purchases, hotels and trips. Burnham faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced in September.Brookdale president quits amid probe

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