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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. Continue Reading →

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CSCU leader asks for contract concessions; faculty unions balk

Updated at 3:39 p.m.
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. Continue Reading →

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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. Continue Reading →

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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. Continue Reading →

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