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CSCU System Facing $26 Million Cut In Malloy's Proposed Budget

CSCU System Facing $26 Million Cut In Malloy's Proposed Budget

Like UConn, the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system is facing a large cut -- $26 million -- if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget recommendation goes forward.

Mark Ojakian, president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, which oversees the 17-institution system, said, “We’re going to have to assess the impact institution by institution and the system as a whole. Clearly, if the budget was enacted, as it was proposed today, it would create some issues around access and affordability and quality at  our institutions.”

Ojakian said his priority will be to determine how the proposed budget would affect the education and services for...

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