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HARTFORD — The state Board of Regents for Higher Education plans to reconsider the decision it made Tuesday to promote a Central Connecticut State University professor after learning later this week that he is in jail.

Ravi Shankar, 39, a poet who was promoted from tenured associate professor to full professor on Tuesday, currently is serving a two-week segment of a 90-day “pre-trial confinement,” period at the Hartford Correctional Center, his lawyer Jake Donovan said Thursday.

The regents have asked CCSU officials for “an immediate and full investigation” of the process that resulted in CCSU officials recommending Shankar for promotion, board spokesman Michael Kozlowski said Thursday.

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