Late this afternoon, Robert Kennedy, the President of the Connecticut Board of Regents, announced that he was suspending the illegal salary increases that he had previously put in place.
How one suspends pay raises that can’t legally exist remains a mystery.
At today’s 4 p.m. press conference, the Chairman of the Board of Regents, Lewis Robinson, also announced, “the formation of a special committee on administration which will immediately begin to gather information to formulate the policies and procedures necessary to govern the Board’s decision making process regarding compensation – including the salary adjustments –and other administrative matters.”
While we wait for news reports from the press conference, we can only hope that some reporter asks the question.
Considering that the President of the Board of Regents didn’t have the authority to authorize the pay raises, thereby making the pay raises illegal, who will tell the people who received the illegal pay raises that they will have to return the funds to the state General Fund.