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Statutory Authority :
CGS sec. 10a-6.
July 1, the Commission for Higher Education established per 1965
Public Act 330. Commission assumes responsibilities for higher education and
the state colleges previously administered by the Board of Education.
1977, August 1, a Board of Higher Education is established to replace the Commission for Higher Education, per P.A. 77-614.
1983, March, a Board of Governors of Higher Education replaces the Board of Higher Education. A new Dept. of Higher Education serves as the administrative arm of the Board of Governors per P.A. 82-218.
The Connecticut Commission for Higher Education, 1965-1977: A Chronicle. Hartford, Commission for Higher Education, 1977 [CSL Call Number ConnDoc H537 ch]
Agency Background/ Board of Governors for Higher Education, Department of Higher Education, State of Connecticut. Hartford, The Board, 1965. [CSL Call Number ConnDoc H537 agba]
Agency Documents in the State Library
Check the State Library catalog, CONSULS, under these author headings for publications by the agency available in the State Library :
Connecticut. Commission for Higher
Connecticut. Board of Higher Education.
Connecticut. Board of Governors for Higher Education.
Connecticut. Dept. of Higher Education.
Annual Reports are located in :
Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d], and 2002-, the online version
State Archives Record Group :
Years of Service
|Warren G. Hill||1965-1969|
|Warren G. Hill||1970-1974|
|Chancellor, Pro Tem|
|Samuel B. Gould||1977|
|Michael D. Usdan||1978-1980|
|Norma Foreman Glasgow||1981-1991|
|Andrew G. De Rocco||January 1992-June 1, 1999|
|Valerie F. Lewis||June 1999-2008|
|Michael P. Meotti||March 2008-Present|
Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 7/2008.