Legislature to hold public hearing and 4Cs issue survey on consolidation

CSU-AAUP members are invited to take a one-question survey being conducted by the 4Cs on potential challenges to the community college consolidation.

The 4Cs plan to share the results of their survey with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

To take the short survey, please click here.

The state legislature’s Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee is holding a public hearing on the Board of Regents’ Students First consolidation plan this Tuesday, January 30, starting at 1 p.m. in room 1A of the Legislative Office Building.

CSCU President Mark Ojakian will speak first for 1.5 hours. Members of the public will be allowed to speak between 2:30 – 5 p.m.  Speakers are limited to 3 minutes each.

If you are interested in testifying, CSU-AAUP will include your name during the signup hour, which starts at 11 a.m. on Jan. 30. Please email Liz Newberg by 6 p.m. on Monday, January 29, if you would like to add your name to the list of speakers or if you have any questions.

If you are unable to attend the hearing but would like to submit written testimony to the committee, you may do so by emailing it to hedtestimony@cga.ct.gov no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 29.

In solidarity,

Elena Tapia
CSU-AAUP President