CSCU “Students First” Consolidation is a Mistake

Testimony to the CSCU Board of Regents, December 14, 2017. 

I am Louise Williams, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University and President of the CCSU AAUP. As a teacher who is in the middle of grading final term papers, I have to urge you not to vote for Students First.  I would give it a failing grade for the weakness of its research. This grade is based on my reading of some serious studies, published just this year, about higher education mergers. I learned some interesting things.