Bill Cibes is Chancellor Emeritus, Connecticut State University System. He formerly served as Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management in the administration of Governor Lowell P. Weicker. He was also a member of the General Assembly for six terms, serving as Deputy Speaker and House Chair of the Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding. As a Professor of Government at Connecticut College, he taught a full range of courses in political science, concentrating in judicial politics, but including courses in urban politics and state politics in the federal system. He is currently working on a biography of Supreme Court Justice John Catron, and is active in a number of public policy advocacy groups.