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Higher Education

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Malloy Outlines Plan For State Colleges, Universities

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is promoting his proposal to spend more than $134 million on the newly consolidated Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

02/12/2014

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Two Youngest Senators Aim To Lower College Costs

The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering college costs by withholding federal funds from schools that fail to meet new national affordability and quality standards — a proposal likely to draw strong opposition from higher education institutions.

12/08/2013

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Report: Donors Gave $746M To Connecticut Universities

A new survey of donations to colleges and universities shows 14 Connecticut schools received a combined total of more than $746 million last year.

02/15/2012

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Higher Ed System Cuts Two Dozen Administrative Jobs

Twenty-four administrative positions in Connecticut’s higher education system are being eliminated under a plan that reorganizes how the state’s universities and community colleges are managed.

01/11/2012

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Malloy Names First 6 Higher Ed Board Regents

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has named six people to the state’s new Board of Regents for Higher Education, which will oversee the state’s 12 community colleges and four regional state universities.

07/21/2011