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Influx of new faculty at UConn precedes dramatic growth of student population

The University of Connecticut has boosted the number of full-time faculty and teaching staff by 169 people over the last two school years -– a 15 percent net increase in full-time staff. And this steady influx of new staff at the Storrs and regional campuses isn’t going to end anytime soon. Another 376 faculty members […]

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Lembo sees progress, but concerns linger over state budget

State government continues to make steady progress resolving the fiscal crises amassed over years, or even decades, Connecticut’s chief fiscal watchdog reported Wednesday. But Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo also used his annual fiscal review to highlight several concerns — lingering debt, hefty health care costs and modest job and revenue growth — that still threaten Connecticut’s […]