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Board of Regents planning for departure of its president

Gregory W. Gray

The Board of Regents for Higher Education, the governing board of the state’s largest public college system, is planning for the departure of its embattled president, Gregory Gray. It is unclear if the board intends to force his departure, but sources say they already have identified at least one candidate for interim CEO. Continue Reading →

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Ojakian to leave as Malloy’s chief of staff

Regents President Mark Ojakian

Mark Ojakian, the chief of staff to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy since the second year of the Malloy administration, is stepping down later this year. But he may not be entirely departing: A source close to the governor said Ojakian will remain “a close adviser.” His name already has surfaced for an interim post in higher education. Continue Reading →

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Senate moves to rebuke Gray, stop Meriden campus closure

Sen. Danté Bartolomeo and   Rep. Emil Altobello talk with  community college students in Meriden on Monday.

The Senate moved swiftly Wednesday to stop a surprise plan to close a community college satellite campus in a district represented by the co-chair of the legislature’s committee on higher education. On a unanimous vote, the Senate stripped administrators of the right to close any campus without legislative approval. Continue Reading →

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