Higher Education

State Gives UConn Ultimatum On Basketball Coach Payout

Mar 13, 2018
Jessica Hill / AP

Members of the Connecticut legislature’s Higher Education Committee said the University of Connecticut won’t receive any additional funds if its forced to pay the remaining $10 million to men’s basketball head coach, Kevin Ollie.

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On Monday the draft of a controversial plan to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into one school will be reviewed by the Academic Affairs Committee of the State’s university system.  

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Connecticut Democrats want to follow states like New York and propose a plan to cover tuition for low-to-middle income students at public community colleges and universities.

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A draft of a controversial plan to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges was released online on Thursday. The plan includes cuts in jobs and spending in an effort to save the college system $28 million.  

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In the midst of a national debate on immigration, the New York State Assembly this week passed a bill to give children of undocumented immigrants access to financial aid for college.

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