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“We are a Catholic institution deeply rooted in those traditions, but we don’t proselytize,” Sacred Heart University President John J. Petillo said.
The college president noted that funding is his most significant challenge, adding that “if we had more funding, we’d have even more of an impact.”
Dr. Sackler was also a generous philanthropist who served as a benefactor for educational and cultural institutions in the U.S., Europe and Israel.
In May, Neil Salonen announced that he was entering his final year on the job at the University of Bridgeport, leaving in 2018.
“Last year, we pulled two big companies into Shelton — Unilever and United Healthcare — with over 1,600 employees total,” Mayor Mark Lauretti said. “The bad news is that we pulled them from other places in Connecticut."
On the subject of credit availability, 76 percent of Connecticut business owners characterized credit conditions as excellent, good or average.
Seventy-seven percent of companies surveyed for the CBIA said they were engaged in international trade.
Connecticut business and political leaders discuss the pros and cons of the state doing as New York did this month and offering free tuition for eligible students at public colleges and universities.
However, 28 percent expected the lending climate to grow less favorable in the next three months.
The National Centers for Environmental Information reported that as of July 2016, there have been eight weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding...
A $200 million investment has helped create the New York Credit Small Business Investment Company Fund, which will deliver returns to the state pension fund.