Tag Archives: higher education

CSU-AAUP ACTION ALERT! Help Defend Public Higher Education From Decimating Budget Cuts

Connecticut legislators passed a state budget early Saturday morning that attacks quality public higher education in Connecticut. The budget slashes funding to the CSUs, which will in turn burden students and their families with higher tuition costs, program cuts, and … Continue reading

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Statement On The Budget From BOR President Mark Ojakian

“The cuts to public higher education included in the budget resolution passed yesterday would have a profound impact on CSCU students. Our students are almost entirely from Connecticut and they overwhelmingly stay here after graduation. Our students are not numbers … Continue reading

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And so it begins…CSU-AAUP responds to Governor’s State of the State Address

HARTFORD, Jan. 4, 2017 – Gov. Malloy’s reference to “state employee concessions” during his State of the State address may give some the impression that the governor expects a small minority of the population to resolve Connecticut’s fiscal challenges. The … Continue reading

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Goodbye ugly sweaters; hello ugly session

December’s Union News takes a look at the upcoming legislative session, including a list of pre-filed bills that are anti-worker and anti-immigrant, as well as a letter from the Office of Policy and Management on the burgeoning budget deficit. These … Continue reading

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CSU-AAUP stands in solidarity with Pennsylvania faculty

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Sign the pledge to be a Higher Education Voter

Please click here  and pledge to be a Higher Education Voter and vote for candidates this election year who support quality public higher education. This national pledge drive is brought to you by Faculty Forward. Public higher education has been … Continue reading

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If your legislator is Bob Duff, ask him to stand with working men and women!

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Capitol Monitor Available

Read CSU-AAUP’s Capitol Monitor for news on legislation pertaining to public higher education. Click here to see the latest copy.

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Summit on Inequality in Higher Education Fills the House

The Constitution Room at CCSU’s Memorial Hall was standing-room only throughout CSU-AAUP’s Feb. 10, 2016, Summit on Inequality and the Crisis of Public Higher Education.  Expert panelists, legislators, community leaders and advocates launched an important conversation on the direction public … Continue reading

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Summit on Inequality and Higher Education Feb. 10

Inequality has come to define the state of Connecticut. In 2015, we became the state with one of the largest income gaps between the top 1 percent and the bottom 99 percent. Connecticut also has the highest achievement gap in … Continue reading

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January Union News

The January edition of Union News is now available online.  Click here to read it.

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Students, faculty lend support at BOR meeting

Students, faculty and staff came out in support of quality public higher education by attending the Jan. 21, 2016, Connecticut Board of Regents Meeting in Hartford. Donning their red CSU-AAUP shirts and carrying Fair Contract signs, the attendees made their … Continue reading

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CCSU Student Government Association Resolution

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, the CCSU Student Government Association passed unanimously a Resolution In Support of Quality Higher Education. We applaud their efforts and passion at defending quality public higher education in Connecticut. Contract Resolution  

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