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UConn will require students to be vaccinated against COVID
Students who are not fully vaccinated when they return to school will be placed in a “modified quarantine.”
Andrew Agwunobi appointed UConn interim president
The CEO of UConn Health is first person of color to hold the post.
UConn President Katsouleas resigns
Katsouleas submitted a resignation letter to the UConn Board of Trustees in March.
UConn report: Don’t put federal relief funds under the mattress
The choice is between investing in the economy or spending federal aid on state and municipal budgets.
Auditors: UConn Hartford campus construction cost $30M more than budgeted
Construction and renovations combined originally were priced at $87 million. Final cost: $116.7 million.
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
Funding to fix CT’s roads and bridges is drying up, and officials don’t have a solution
Connecticut’s transportation building program is on a financial diet after a five-year ramp-up after lawmakers rejected tolls.
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.
Member of Lamont’s security detail tests positive for COVID-19
A member of Gov. Ned Lamont’s security tested positive for COVID-19, the second employee from Lamont’s office to test positive.
UConn’s Storrs campus goes on full quarantine as COVID cases spread
The University of Connecticut announced Friday that its entire Storrs campus will be placed under quarantine.
UConn halts free tuition program amid surging budget deficits
Citing gaping deficits caused by the pandemic, UConn announced Wednesday it is discontinuing its free tuition program after one year.
Lawmakers eye higher ed, nonprofits for state bailout as COVID continues
Lawmakers say the state should help programs, like higher education, beset by the COVID pandemic. Will the governor agree?
CT economy will struggle until at least 2030 to recover from COVID, UConn report warns
The UConn think tank also said state has hurt itself by failing to make investments in information technology.
UConn partners with public schools to add social work students for support
Public schools, in need of more support staff, are teaming up to bring UConn social work students into the mix.