2013 Releases

Gov. Malloy Selects Nicholas Donofrio as Regents Chairman, Appoints Joann Price to the Board
Gov. Malloy has selected Nicholas M. Donofrio of Ridgefield to serve as chairman of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. Donofrio has served as a board member since its launch on January 1, 2012.
Dec 12, 2013

ConnSCU Advanced Manufacturing Centers Training State’s Next Generation Workforce
ConnSCU honors industry partners, staff, and students of the state's four Advanced Manufacturing Centers at the 2013 Advanced Manufacturing Awards Ceremony.
Dec 11, 2013

ConnSCU Honors Advanced Manufacturing Centers
Governor Malloy joins Advanced Manufacturing Center students and industry partners to recognize leadership and innovation.
Dec 11, 2013

UConn, ConnSCU Collaboration Strengthens Pharmacy Program
Students at Eastern, Western, Southern, and Central Connecticut State Universities who are interested in attending UConn's School of Pharmacy can now take the required courses at their home schools.
Dec 09, 2013

Board of Regents, State Department of Education Convene Early College Education Task Force
The task force will examine ways of modeling early college learning with the ultimate goal of having early college programs operating in all Connecticut community colleges.
Nov 18, 2013

Board of Regents Applauds Executive Order to Improve Higher Education for Veterans
Governor’s Directive Will Help Veterans Receive Credit for Military Training and Education
Sep 23, 2013

Board of Regents Discuss a Plan for ConnSCU’s Future
At a special meeting of the Board, a discussion was held about the development of a plan for the future of the ConnSCU, and best practices regarding the merger of two or more systems of higher education in other states.
Aug 29, 2013

Lewis J. Robinson, Jr. Steps Down as Chairman of Board of Regents
Lewis J. Robinson, Jr., resigns as chairman of Board of Regents for Higher Education.
Aug 01, 2013

BOR Receives SCUP 2013 Award for Institutional Innovation and Integration
The Board of Regents was awarded The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) 2013 Award for Institutional Innovation and Integration.
Jul 29, 2013

Dr. Carmen R. Cid Named Interim President of Quinebaug Valley Community College
Dr. Carmen R. Cid, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University, was appointed interim president at Quinebaug Valley Community College, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
Jul 18, 2013

Regents’ Health-Life Science Initiative Helping Educate, Train Students for Growing Job Market
With an award of $12 million, seven of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities have partnered to offer academic programs, training and job placement assistance to students through the Health-Life Sciences (HL-SCI) Initiative.
Jun 28, 2013

Gov. Malloy Announces Funding for Manufacturing Program Upgrades at Community Colleges
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that state’s three new Advanced Manufacturing Centers at community colleges across Connecticut will receive $7,325,000 in funding for facility and equipment upgrades
Jun 21, 2013

Board Appoints James Lombella, as Interim President of Asnuntuck Community College
The Board of Regents today voted to appoint James Lombella the Interim President of Asnuntuck Community College following President Martha's retirement effective July 1, 2013.
Jun 20, 2013

Regents Continue to Outline Distinct Missions, Strategic Plan, Success Metrics for the System
The Board of Regents for Higher Education today continued to move forward in concretely outlining the distinct missions, vision and goals for ConnSCU, and the metrics by which success will be measured.
Jun 20, 2013

Board Recognizes Faculty with Research, Scholarly Excellence, Teaching Awards
The Board of Regents voted to recognize state university and community college faculty members with annual research, scholarly excellence and teaching awards beginning in the spring of 2014.
May 24, 2013

Board Votes to Appoint Dr. Gregory W. Gray as New President
The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted today to appoint Dr. Gregory W. Gray to be the next President of the Board of Regents, which governs the 17 Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (ConnSCU).
May 16, 2013

Board Facilitates Partnership for Two New Free Online Courses
Central's Institute of Technology and Business Development and Charter Oak State College to host new online courses free of charge.
May 09, 2013

Board of Regents’ Search Committee to Recommend Dr. Gregory W. Gray as Next President
The Search Committee of the Board of Regents agreed today to recommend Dr. Gregory W. Gray to be the next President of the Board of Regents.
May 02, 2013

Community College Students Honored by All-CT Academic Team
Sixteen outstanding students from nine community colleges, along with two students from St. Vincent's College, were honored Friday at the State Capitol during the annual All-Connecticut Academic Team awards ceremony.
Apr 29, 2013

12 Outstanding State University Students Honored
Twelve outstanding students from the Connecticut State Universities were honored by the Connecticut State University System Foundation for academic excellence and community service.
Apr 24, 2013

Second Annual ConnSCU Day at the Capitol Showcases 17 Campuses
The second annual ConnSCU Day at the Capitol featured food prepared and provided by community college culinary students, as well as an opportunity for campus presidents, students, Regents and others to speak with legislators and elected officials.
Apr 16, 2013

Guiding Principles for Strengthening Teacher Preparation Adopted by State Board of Education
Educator Preparation Advisory Council Submits Interim Report Focused on Reforming Connecticut Teacher Preparation Programs
Apr 16, 2013

Regents Recommend Three Candidates for President to Governor
The Board of Regents for Higher Education today voted to recommend three candidates for president of the board to Governor Dannel P. Malloy for review, selection and appointment.
Apr 04, 2013

Gov. Malloy Approves $95 Million in Bond Funding for State Universities
Governor Dannel P. Malloy has approved $95 million in bond funding for Connecticut State University System (CSUS) 2020 projects during fiscal year 2014.
Apr 03, 2013

New Manufacturing Centers Recognized for Innovation and Integration
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) awarded its 2013 Award for Institutional Innovation and Integration to the Board of Regents for Higher Education.
Apr 01, 2013

Statement Regarding Asnuntuck Community College President’s Decision to Retire
Chairman Lewis J. Robinson, and Interim President, Philip E. Austin, released a statement regarding Asnuntuck Community College President Martha McLeod's decision to retire.
Apr 01, 2013

Board of Regents Approves Tuition/Fee Increases
The Board of Regents for Higher Education, which governs four state universities, 12 community colleges and Charter Oak State College, today approved an increase in tuition and fees for the system’s nearly 100,000 students.
Mar 21, 2013

Finance Committee Approves Tuition/Fee Increases
The Finance Committee of the Board of Regents for Higher Education approved an increase in tuition and fees for the system’s nearly 100,000 students.
Mar 14, 2013

Three Finalists Named in BOR President Search
Finalists in Hartford Next Week, Board’s Recommendations to Governor on BOR President Expected in April
Mar 14, 2013

Gov. Malloy: More Than $37 Million for Community College Capital Improvement Projects on Bond Agenda
Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that more than $37 million in capital improvement projects for the state’s community colleges will be placed on the agenda for an upcoming meeting of the State Bond Commission.
Mar 05, 2013

Community Colleges Host Activities During National Entrepreneurship Week
During National Entrepreneurship Week from February 16-23, several Connecticut Community Colleges are hosting activities for residents interested in pursuing entrepreneurship-related education.
Feb 15, 2013

ConnSCU 2011-12 Degree / Certificate Completions up 5.5%
Degree and certificate completions among the 17 Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (ConnSCU) during the 2011–12 academic year rose 5.5 percent over completions during the 2010–11 academic year.
Feb 04, 2013

Statement Regarding Grace Sawyer Jones’ Decision to Retire
Chairman Lewis J. Robinson, and Interim President, Philip E. Austin, released a statement regarding Three Rivers Community College President Grace Sawyer Jones’ decision to retire.
Feb 04, 2013

Regents Release Presidential Search Position Profile
The Regents' Search Committee (RSC) released a presidential search position profile - a document which outlines the skills, experiences and other qualities sought in the successful candidate.
Jan 18, 2013