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A weak economy trumps the culture wars

The muted reaction to a former Republican national chairman coming out of the closet is a reminder that the culture wars can’t compete with a stagnant economy. “At this point in the election cycle, people have a lot more important things to worry about than Ken Mehlman’s sexual orientation,” said Chris Healy, the Connecticut Republican […]

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CSU presidents’ salaries rank high among ‘peer’ universities

Despite losing a portion of their recent pay raise, the presidents at Connecticut State University’s four campuses still earn salaries that compare favorably with those of chief executives at many similar institutions. Some university trustees had expressed concern that CSU could lose its competitive edge for attracting top administrators after complying with Gov. M. Jodi […]