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Mark Ojakian

  • Opinion: To dream or not to dream

    Mark Ojakian is president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. As leaders in Higher Education, we understand that education is intrinsically connected to achieving the American Dream. At Connecticut State College and Universities (CSCU), a system of public institutions, we educate approximately 90,000 students a year, the majority of whom live and work…

  • Opinion: FOI Norwalk style and no violins for Shankar

    Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill. Of all the issues that arise in national, state and municipal government, few of them raise my hackles like public officials who try to block access to information that should…

  • Opinion: Rockets fired at Ojakian as he tries to right the ship

    Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill. The new president of the state’s system of 17 public colleges and universities is now firmly ensconced in his seat. And much to the chagrin of some of his employees…

  • Malloy elevates deputy to chief of staff

    Malloy elevates deputy to chief of staff

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Brian Durand, a trusted adviser to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy before his first failed gubernatorial campaign in 2006, has been elevated to become Malloy’s third chief of staff. Durand, 34, is currently deputy chief of staff and will take over the position Sept. 28.