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Ojakian, saying CSCU needs stability, wants to stay at the helm

CSCU President Mark Ojakian, meets with students at Tunxis Community College earlier this year.

“You can’t have a president every one or two years and expect that you’re actually going to provide the best service to students and to our state,” President Mark Ojakian said during a recent wide-ranging interview in his Hartford office. “You just can’t do that.” Continue Reading →

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After contract storm at state universities, relative calm in community college talks

CSCU President Mark Ojakian works his way through a protest outside a meeting in December.

The Board of Regents is seeking cost savings from community college faculty and staff, whose response has been notably less confrontational than that of faculty at the regional Connecticut state universities when asked for givebacks last November. Continue Reading →

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Unexplained exit of CSCU provost prompts ban on non-disparagement agreements

Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney (file photo)

State senators have approved a bill forbidding state officials from demanding that employees sign non-disparagement agreements when leaving their state jobs — a move directed at the state’s largest public college system. Continue Reading →

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Lawmakers concerned over CSCU administrative costs

CSCU President Gregory Gray

Top state legislators are concerned about how much officials of the state’s largest public college system are spending on administrative costs. (Photo: CSCU President Gregory Gray answers legislators’ questions.) Continue Reading →

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