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UConn dental school names first woman dean

Joe Cooper |

Sharon M. Gordon has been named the first woman dean of UConn's School of Dental Medicine.

UConn trustees approve Hartford campus fine-arts move

Matt Pilon |

UConn's board of trustees on Wednesday morning approved a license agreement with the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, enabling a portion of the school's fine-arts program to move from Storrs to the...

Regents approve plan to consolidate community colleges in 2023


The governing board of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges voted Thursday to move forward with implementing a new plan to merge the schools into a single accredited institution — but this...

CT's Wentzell on U.S. school-safety panel

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut's top educator Dianna Wentzell and 11 others have been seated on a newly formed steering committee exploring ways to improve safety in the nation's schools.

Report: CT degree attainment improving among minority students

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's efforts to boost higher education degree attainment rates among African-American and Latino students has slightly bridged the achievement gap, state officials said.

UConn rainmaker Josh Newton Emory-bound

Gregory Seay |

UConn Foundation Inc.'s chief fundraiser Joshua R. Newton, who in five years drew nearly $400 million in private fund pledges to support the state's flagship university, is returning South, back to...

CEO to lead Manchester Community College

Joe Cooper |

Manchester Community College is adopting a new leadership structure that will include appointment of a full-time CEO instead of a school president.

Zeng is UHart’s new biz-school dean

Gregory Seay |

The University of Hartford has tagged Massachusetts business educator Amy Z. Zeng as its business-school dean, effective Aug. 1.

University of St. Joseph restructures schools

Joe Cooper |

West Hartford's University of St. Joseph said Monday it will consolidate its five schools into three in a move to decrease administrative costs and improve faculty collaboration.

Newsmakers: MCC Pres. Gena Glickman

John Stearns |

Manchester Community College (MCC) President Gena Glickman is retiring from her role on July 1, but doesn't plan to leave education; she was recommended by the board of trustees for Massasoit...

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