Regents

Dr Gregory Gray (Courtesy Board of Regents for Higher Education)

Reception Planned For New Regents President

A welcoming reception is planned for the new president of the Connecticut Board of Regents.

06/14/2013

The state Capitol in Hartford. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Bill Would Require Administrator Salary Comparisons With Out-Of-State Institutions

The Connecticut House of Representatives has passed legislation requiring the UConn Board of Trustees and Board of Regents to compare their administrators’ salaries to those paid at out-of-state institutions.

05/01/2013

March 11 Rally (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Regents Vote Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of state university and community college students turned out Wednesday at Eastern Connecticut State University as the Board of Regents voted in favor of tuition hikes.

03/21/2013

Board of Regents

Proposal Would Let Regents, Not Governor, Choose Board President

State lawmakers are discussing a bill that would allow Connecticut’s new Board of Regents for Higher Education, not the governor, to ultimately choose the board’s next president.

03/19/2013

Dr. Jack Warner, Dr. Gregory Gray, Dr. Jay Kahn (Courtesy Board of Regents)

Finalists Named For Board Of Regents President

The committee helping choose the new president of the Board of Regents for Education has narrowed the field to three finalists.

03/14/2013

Robert Kennedy (Courtesy Board of Regents for Higher Education)

Former Regents President Returns $25,000 Expense Money

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.

10/22/2012

Robert Kennedy (Courtesy Board of Regents for Higher Education)

Report: Kennedy Received $100,000 In Payments Beyond Salary

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.

10/21/2012

Phillip Austin (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

Regents Recommend Austin As Interim President

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.

10/12/2012

Dannel Malloy (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Malloy’s Statement On Kennedy Resignation

“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 […]

10/12/2012

Board of Regents President Robert Kennedy. Photo from Board of Regents web site.

Regents President Resigns

After a week of controversy over raises he approved for some administrators, the president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education has resigned.

10/12/2012

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