WE are the reluctant warriors

Standing Together in Defense of Public Higher Ed in CT

In 2020 we exercise our power: backed by all five of our unions, we commit ourselves to the preservation of our 12 community colleges

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What else can you do?

The petition that started this movement (below) echoes the content of numerous statements produced by faculty bodies, college governance structures, and NEASC (NECHE) beginning in 2017. View them here:

In 2019, we gathered over 1400 signatures in support of our anti-consolidation petition, ten of the twelve Community Colleges and two of four State Universities passed resolutions of No Confidence in the "Students First" Consolidation, the BOR and President Ojakian. Dozens of Articles and Resolutions were authored. We testified at legislative forums. Those on statewide committees presented recommendations and resolutions, working hard to salvage the plan- to no avail.