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Malloy names Donofrio next chairman for state’s largest college system

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday named Nicholas M. Donofrio to lead the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities governing board, the state’s largest public college system.

The previous chairman of the 92,000-student system, Lewis J. Robinson, stepped down after being asked to do so in August by the governor’s office. The request was made after a of missteps that beset the system during Robinson’s tenure.