Connecticut Department of Higher Education

Overview

Under the Board of Governors' leadership, the Department of Higher Education carries out Board policy, administers statewide student financial aid programs, oversees private occupational schools and conducts research and analysis on issues important to legislators and the public. The Board of Governors for Higher Education is the statewide coordinating and planning authority for Connecticut's public and independent colleges and universities. Created in 1983, the Board of Governors is charged by statute to maintain standards of quality, assure the fullest possible use of available resources, promote responsiveness to economic, societal and student needs, apply higher education's resources to the problems of society, offer learning and training opportunities keyed to the state's development, protect academic freedom, ensure educational opportunity. To fulfill its mission, the Board makes higher education policy, reviews public college and university missions and budgets, recommends system-wide budgets to the Governor and General Assembly, licenses and accredits academic programs and institutions (both public and independent), evaluates institutional effectiveness and coordinates programs and services between the public and independent sectors. Source: Connecticut Department of Higher Education website

General Information

Organization Name

Acronym

CTDHE

Address

61 Woodland Street
Hartford
06105-2326 Connecticut United States

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+1 (860) 947 1800

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+1 (860) 947 1310

Geo Focus and Coverage

Local or Regional


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