A former employee of United Technologies Corp. is suing the aerospace conglomerate over its tuition program that financed graduate school but laid him off before he could receive company stock.
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.
The finance committee of the Board of Regents for Higher Education has approved a tuition hike for state universities and community colleges.
Dozens of Central Connecticut State University students today rallied against plans to increase tuition by more than 5-percent.
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is telling students to “hold me and our administration accountable” for the quality of their education, including how money from new tuition increases is spent.
University of Connecticut trustees have voted unanimously to approve a 6 percent increase in tuition and fees starting next fall.
University of Connecticut trustees have scheduled a special meeting Monday to consider a proposal to increase tuition and fees by 6 percent next fall.
At a student forum , UConn officials discussed plans to increase tuition by 5 or 6 percent every year in coming years.
Connecticut is now among twelve states including New York and Illinois that grant in-state tuition to illegal immigrants who are working toward legal status.
The chief financial officer at the University of Connecticut is proposing a 2.5 percent increase in tuition, room and board next year in line with the governor’s request to keep hikes no higher than the rate of inflation.