Central Connecticut State University in New Britain will resume in-person classes in the fall along with the other state colleges. In-person classes will resume at state colleges this fall, with mask-wearing and social-distancing requirements still in effect, officials said Monday. The announcement came at Gateway Community College on Monday, where leaders from colleges and universities […]
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College leaders decry proposed cuts; ‘It’s grim’ says Herbst
At many of the state’s public colleges – which collectively enroll 150,000 students – tuition could rise, course offerings would shrink, class sizes would increase, library hours would be cut and some degrees would no longer be offered, the state’s higher education leaders testified Wednesday.
CSCU leader asks for contract concessions; faculty unions balk
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With plans to cut spending by $22 million, the president of the state’s largest public college system is asking union leaders for concessions. But the presidents of the two largest unions representing employees at the community colleges and Central, Eastern, Southern and Western Connecticut state universities say they aren’t interested.
How Malloy wants to pay for his higher education plans
While the governor spent a good part of his speech Thursday discussing his higher education initiatives, details of his $60 million plan don’t appear in the college and universities’ spending plans. This is because Malloy is using a budget loophole to get around the state’s constitutional spending limits.
Report: $836M needed to catch up on state college renovations
The four Connecticut State Universities and the state’s 12 community colleges need an infusion of $836 million to complete necessary renovations and eliminate a growing backlog of construction projects.
Enrollment declines again at Connecticut State universities and community colleges
Following years of steady increases, enrollment at the state’s largest public college system is down for the fourth consecutive year. The 4.3 percent decline in enrollment since 2009 at the state’s community colleges and the four Connecticut State Universities translates to nearly 4,200 fewer students.