Tuition and fees at Connecticut’s four state universities will increase by an average of $291 per semester in the fall.
The mask mandate at all 17 CSCU campuses will switch to “mask-optional” everywhere, including classrooms, starting April 4.
CSCU leaders say increasing labor costs, running out of federal funds and declining enrollment are some of the reasons for the tuition hike.
The Connecticut State Colleges and University system announced that it will begin the spring 2022 semester as originally scheduled.
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities have joined the University of Connecticut in requiring all employees to receive COVID vaccines.
UConn President Thomas Katsouleas warned Wednesday it will be an “academic semester … unlike anything we have seen previously.”
Community college will now be free to eligible students regardless of income.
The state’s community colleges must cut budgets by a collective $12.5 million next year under a $1.29 billion budget endorsed Thursday.
The day before Gov. Lamont releases his first budget, CSCU officials told lawmakers an economic analysis shows the system pumped $11.1 billion in income into the state’s economy in 2017.
The governing board of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges voted Thursday to move forward with implementing a new plan to merge the schools into a single accredited institution — but this time in five years.
As the governing board of the state’s 12 community colleges meets on Thursday to vote on a revised version of a plan intended to merge the schools into a single accredited institution, some faculty and former officials remain opposed — while slightly softening their disapproval.
A last-minute boost in state funding won’t stave off a looming fiscal crisis for Connecticut’s public colleges and universities, the Board of Regents for Higher Education reported Thursday.
Amid consolidation in Connecticut’s largest public college system, three community college presidents who assume dual roles will receive temporary stipends starting July 1 for the additional work.
After completing a whirlwind town-hall tour of all 17 campuses in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, Mark Ojakian, the system’s president, was greeted by unwelcoming faculty in Hartford Thursday when he returned to meet with his governing board.
The president of the state’s largest public college system said tuition increases spread over the next two years are necessary to help close a budget gap of at least $70 million over that time while still giving students the ability to handle and plan for future costs.