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HBJ's 2018 economic forecast

Hartford Business Journal's 2017-2018 Book of Lists includes an economic forecast section containing outlooks for the year ahead from various economists and industry experts.

Williams anticipating more nonprofit funding requests amid budget constraints

John Stearns |

Jay Williams became president at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving in mid-July at a difficult time for the region: the city of Hartford was contemplating bankruptcy, there was a roughly $3.5...

Free to lead Univ. of St. Joseph through year of major changes

Patricia Daddona |

Two major changes University of St. Joseph President Rhona Free has made since landing at the school a few years ago will come to fruition in 2018.

Funding, affordability continue to plague higher-ed

John Stearns |

Shrinking funding — from state aid to federal tuition and research support — will continue to challenge Connecticut colleges and universities in 2018, requiring them to find new ways to...

Hartford internships net $150K Hartford Foundation grant

Patricia Daddona |

Capital Workforce Partners will receive $150,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support its Hartford student internship program.

UHart business school dean Roth to lead West Virginia university

Patricia Daddona |

Martin S. (Marty) Roth, dean of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, has been named president of the University of Charleston in West Virginia.

Five We Watched in 2017

Here is a look back at the five business, nonprofit and higher education leaders we watched in 2017.

UConn's top designer Cruickshank cleared big projects from her '17 to-do list

Gregory Seay |

Laura Cruickshank, UConn's chief architect-master planner, got to check off this year several major buildings on her project to-do list.

CSCU board authorizes system consolidation

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents has voted overwhelmingly to restructure CSCU, consolidating 12 community colleges into one accredited institution.

CSCU consolidation vote due Thursday

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents will vote Thursday on a controversial plan to consolidate 12 community colleges into a single accredited institution, a move expected...

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