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IN THE NEWS: CT higher education faces big cuts as pandemic funds disappear

November 14, 2023

The CT Mirror reports on possible cuts to the CSCU System as pandemic funding fades away.

"The state budget spending cap is expected to slam down on Connecticut’s public colleges and universities next year, reducing course offerings and teaching posts while triggering further tuition and fees hikes.

As the emergency fund surpluses that kept higher education afloat during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic disappear, the cap is blocking advocates who wanted to replace that temporary aid with recurring state funding..."

Read more at the CT Mirror's website.