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July 18, 2014

UConn Settles Title IX Complaint for $1.3M

by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2014 10:35am

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 2:55 p.m.)The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle the federal Title IX lawsuit filed last year by five female students who claimed that the school ignored their rape and sexual harassment complaints, according to a joint statement Friday from the university and the students.

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July 8, 2014

Hillary Clinton Speaking Fee Raises Questions About UConn Foundation Transparency

by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am

Megan Merrigan file photo Last week, the Washington Post reported that former Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton was paid more than $251,250 to speak to 2,300 students at the University of Connecticut in April. The news has at least two gubernatorial candidates crying foul, while Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the foundation defended the decision.

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June 25, 2014

UConn Trustees Approve Budget, Including Tuition Increase

by Jhansi Katechia | June 25, 2014 4:28pm

The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved its $1.18 billion budget Wednesday, including a previously scheduled 6.5 percent increase in tuition, for fiscal year 2015.

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June 12, 2014

Pelto Makes Gubernatorial Bid Official

by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 9:38am

CTNJ file photo Democrat Jonathan Pelto said Thursday he will make his candidacy official and is committed to running for governor this year as a third-party candidate and liberal alternative to incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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May 27, 2014

Cost of UConn Has Changed With Student Preferences, State Support & New Technologies

by Jacqueline Wattles | May 27, 2014 5:30am

(Ariel Dowski ’14 (CLAS)/UConn Photo) College is a proverbial milestone in American culture — one that is coming with an increasingly hefty price tag.

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May 20, 2014

Ceremonial Bill Signing Highlights Sexual Assault Reporting Requirements for Colleges

by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2014 1:09pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined lawmakers and advocates Tuesday for a ceremonial signing of legislation that strengthens reporting requirements for sexual assault on college campuses.

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April 29, 2014

Senate Passes Bill Aimed at Tackling Sexual Assault on College Campuses

by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2014 12:58pm

Christine Stuart photo (Updated 6:32 p.m.) The same day the White House released its recommendations to end sexual assault on college campuses, the Connecticut Senate unanimously passed a bill that expands sexual assault reporting requirements.

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April 24, 2014

Clinton Makes Participation Pitch to Millennials

by Megan Merrigan | April 24, 2014 12:00am

Megan Merrigan Hillary Clinton made her way to the University of Connecticut on Wednesday and encouraged students to be active members of the “participation generation.”

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April 21, 2014

UConn Graduate Assistants Vote To Form Union

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2014 5:29am

Photo courtesy of http://www.uconngradunion.org/ More than 2,100 graduate assistants working at the University of Connecticut have won the right to form what will be the largest bargaining group at the school.

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April 4, 2014

Stop Work Order at UConn Lifted, But Banned Contractor Won’t Be Back

by Megan Merrigan | April 4, 2014 2:47pm

Megan Merrigan photo The New England Regional Council of Carpenters hosted a rally Thursday in Storrs after hearing word that Intext Building Systems was coming back to work on the University of Connecticut’s basketball practice facility after being banned in February.

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