April 22, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | April 22, 2015 12:31pm
After nearly a year of negotiations, the University of Connecticut and the Graduate Employee Union reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to give graduate assistants health insurance and 9 percent raises over the next three years.
April 10, 2015
by Morgan Thomas | April 10, 2015 11:30am
Despite the value of our work as graduate assistants, the University of Connecticut has blocked our efforts to negotiate health benefits on par with other state employees. Having cut and mismanaged our healthcare, they now refuse to sit down with us to look for a better solution.
March 24, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | March 24, 2015 5:53pm
A bill to change the sexual consent threshold at colleges and universities across the state from “no means no” to “yes means yes” is one step closer to becoming law Tuesday after it cleared the Higher Education and Employment Committee.
February 2, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | February 2, 2015 6:30am
State Sen. Mae Flexer, D-Killingly, and Rep. Gregory Haddad, D-Mansfield, are co-sponsoring a bill to require all public and private state universities and colleges to establish “affirmative consent” as the threshold in sexual assault and partner violence cases.
January 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | January 5, 2015 6:29am
It wasn’t the recent boost in salary for the University of Connecticut’s president that prompted state Rep. Gail Lavielle to propose legislation to require more transparency from the University of Connecticut Foundation.
October 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | October 3, 2014 2:22pm
August 7, 2014
by Jhansi Katechia | August 7, 2014 5:30am
July 18, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 18, 2014 10:35am
(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.
Tags: uconn, Title IX, Gloria Allred, lawsuit, susan herbst, dh
July 8, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 8, 2014 5:30am
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.
June 25, 2014
by Jhansi Katechia | June 25, 2014 4:28pm