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Connecticut System Freezes Hiring Again

by Kyle Constable

The state’s largest public college system is freezing all hiring for the third year in a row.

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities President Mark Ojakian is issuing an immediate hiring freeze for the system’s 17 schools and its central office, a spokeswoman said.

The freeze is in response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, which would cut the state’s block grant to the college system by 4.5 percent.

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