This is the fifth year of a protracted and painful effort to consolidate the 12 community colleges that are part of the Connecticut State Colleges and University system.
The legal status of COVID vaccine mandates at universities has been affirmed on numerous occasions by the courts, starting last July.
On Monday, April 30, the Central Connecticut State University Senate voted by an overwhelming majority (38-1) through a secret ballot to call for President Mark Ojakian’s resignation, a halt to implementation of all parts of the “Students First” consolidation plan not already rejected by NEASC (the regional accrediting agency), the abolition of the current Board of Regents and its replacement by a body or bodies which will help rather than hinder the colleges and universities, and full funding for pubic higher education in our state.
A Canadian offers his advice on how our neighbors to the north might be able to help America assimilate the outcome of Tuesday’s election. Cape Breton, he points out, isn’t all that inviting.