Edward Kennedy Jr., the Connecticut-based son of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, says he has decided not to run for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as Secretary of State.
A suspect identified as a co-conspirator in the 2007 home invasion at the Kent estate of philanthropist Anne Bass has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Michael Kennedy, also known as Nicolae Helera, formerly of […]
A Connecticut education official who resigned earlier this month amid an outcry over secret pay raises for his staff has paid back $25,000 from an expense account that was allowed as part of his contract.
The former president of Connecticut’s state university and community college system was paid at least $100,000 more than his salary in 13 months on the job, before resigning earlier this month amid a controversy over $250,000 in unauthorized raises.
The Board of Regents for Higher Education has voted to recommend former University of Connecticut President Phillip Austin to serve as Interim President of the Board, following the resignation of Robert Kennedy.
“Dr. Kennedy’s resignation was a necessary first step toward restoring confidence in Connecticut’s higher education system, but there is still a long way to go. The next step needs to be the resignation of Michael […]
“Bob’s decision is the right one. “There have been many accomplishments at the Board over the last year, and Bob deserves a lot of credit for those accomplishments. He’s a smart, decent, thoughtful individual who […]
“I have accepted President Kennedy’s resignation, and thank him for his service. I’m sure this was not an easy decision at which to arrive, but I appreciate his willingness to put our students first. Since […]
“After taking some time to think about what is in the best interest of our state and this new organization, our colleges and universities, the faculty, staff, presidents and, of course, our students, I have […]
After a week of controversy over raises he approved for some administrators, the president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education has resigned.