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Pres Ojakian on Congressional Action to End Prohibition on Pell Funding for Incarcerated Individuals
"It is common sense that those in prison should be afforded the opportunity to improve their lives and pursue a college education."
Dec 22, 2020

Board of Regents Appoints Dr. Jane Gates as Interim CSCU President
Since 2016, Dr. Gates has served as CSCU’s provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs – a role she will continue as she serves as interim president
Nov 19, 2020

UConn and CSCU Libraries Partner to Acquire eBooks
Access to these approximately 4,800 books is through the De Gruyter platform, which allows chapter-by-chapter downloads in PDF format without restrictions on simultaneous users.
Sep 14, 2020

President Ojakian Announces Intention to Retire
CSCU President Mark Ojakian today announced his intention to retire effective January 1, 2021, after more than 40 years of public service in Connecticut
Aug 12, 2020

2200 Students Eligible for PACT at Priority Deadline; Funding Remains on a First Come, First Served
Connecticut’s tuition and fee free community college program, has been strong, with more than 2,200 students receiving $2.5 million in grant awards through the July 15 deadline for priority consideration
Jul 27, 2020

Following PACT Priority Deadline, Potential Students Can Still Apply for Free Community College
Despite the July 15 priority deadline, it is not too late to apply for tuition and fee-free community college
Jul 16, 2020

Dean Lisa Dresdner Taking on Leadership Role at Naugatuck Valley Community College
On August 1, President Daisy Cocco De Filippis will be retiring as president of Naugatuck Community College after 12 years at the helm.
Jul 06, 2020

Board of Regents Funds Free Community College Programs for Fall 2020 Semester
The Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR) today allocated $3 million in one-time funding to launch the Pledge to Advance Connecticut (PACT).
Jun 18, 2020

FAC Conference 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017, Central Connecticut State University
The 2017 Faculty Advisory Committee Conference on Student Success & Shared Governance will be held at Central Connecticut State University on Friday, April 7, 2017. Save the date! More details will be available soon.

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Summit

May 6, 2016, Manchester Community College
Should the institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities System be concerned about calls for greater accountability? When asked, how do CSCU institutions document the value of the education provided to their students, what is the response? Are CSCU faculty members sufficiently engaged in determining the degree to which their students acquire the skills and knowledge purported in their syllabus? Are assessment results meticulously analyzed and purposefully utilized to bring about improvements in student learning, continuously? This colloquy continues at the SLO Assessment Summit.
Register to attend the Summit View Itinerary (pdf)

Student Success & Shared Governance

Friday, April 8, 2016, Housatonic Community College
The Faculty Advisory Committee held its Second Annual Conference on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Housatonic Community College. Videos & Media