Some faculty disagree with administrators’ strategy for handling financial problems at the state university system.
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
CSCU not delaying return to campuses; In-person classes set to resume
The Connecticut State Colleges and University system announced that it will begin the spring 2022 semester as originally scheduled.
15% of community college students have non-medical vaccine exemptions
Nearly 15% of the students enrolled at Connecticut community colleges have received non-medical exemptions from the system’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, a rate that administrators suggested could be brought down with efforts to educate students about the vaccine. Of the 37,116 students enrolled at the state’s community colleges this semester, 71% are fully or partially vaccinated; 5,479 […]
UConn issues COVID vaccine mandate for all employees
The mandate includes employees at UConn Health and at the university’s five campuses.
CSCU to forgive $17 million in community college student debt
Federal funds will be used to relieve the debt of 18,161 current and former students impacted by the pandemic.
CSCU board votes to require COVID vaccines for students in the fall
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities will require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus this fall.
J&J vaccine ‘pause’ complicates campus clinics, but the big question remains: Should colleges require vaccinations?
The COVID vaccines are authorized for “emergency use,” making the legality of mandates murky
CSCU board votes for one-year tuition freeze
For the community colleges, services and extension fees will also remain at the 2020-21 levels.
CSCU students and faculty push back against contract proposals
CSCU students and faculty protest against the Board of Regents’ contract proposals outside of Central Connecticut State University on Feb. 26. CSCU students and faculty protest against the Board of Regents’ contract proposals outside of Central Connecticut State University on Feb. 26. Connecticut State Colleges and Universities faculty and students gathered outside of Central Connecticut […]
State community college system deficit up nearly 38%
Much of the shortfall is due to a sharp decrease in enrollment.
If COVID-19 makes campus life less attractive, CT universities will pay a stiff price
If the coronavirus changes students’ attitudes toward residential life, the state’s public university’s and colleges face severe financial risk.
Jane Gates appointed CSCU interim president
The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents appointed Jane Gates to serve as the system’s interim president.
CSCU faculty and students ask for emergency funding after budget cuts
Students and faculty from the CSCU system called for provide emergency funding after budget cuts.
State’s colleges and universities are doing ‘everything we can’ to safely reopen
Students will be tested, masks will be mandatory, and there will be fewer people on campus.
Seven UConn students have tested positive for COVID-19
Four of the students are living on campus this semester, while the other three are commuting to classes.