2023 Public Policy Priorities

Still too early to tell what the 2023 session of the Connecticut Legislature will look like.  One thing is for sure, voting this November is critical.  Get out in your community and ask the candidates about their stance on the University.  We need elected officials who respect the role that UConn has in propelling our economy forward.  While UConn Strong does not endorse candidates for political office, we strongly encourage our members to engage and ask the right questions.

Recent Past

Since our founding in 2018, UConn Strong has worked with the Executive Branch and Connecticut General Assembly on issues critical to UConn's ability to thrive as an elite public university.  While most of our work has centered around the state budget and Connecticut's continued unfunded pension liabilities, other successes include the following:

UConn Foundation Fundraising

PA 21-19 was signed into law by Governor Lamont on 5/26/21.  This law is fundamental to the UConn Foundation's efforts to raise funds in support of UConn.  Click on the link below for more details.

S.B. No. 996 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDRAISING BY THE FOUNDATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.