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The head of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system has proposed a "Student First" plan to direct more resources to teaching and student services, but the plan is drawing fire from 15 Faculty Senate presidents and union leaders.  They released a group statement about the plan saying a 15-page PowerPoint Presentation was completely lacking in details about how savings would be achieved. 


The system is facing a $35 million deficit for the coming fiscal year. 


System President Mark Ojakian has scheduled a listening tour of all 17 campuses to hear from students and faculty. He will be at Western Connecticut State University April 20th at 9 am. 

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