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Susan Herbst (File/Peter Morenus/UConn)

Herbst Tells Business Leaders Research Can Boost State’s Economy

The University of Connecticut’s president is urging business leaders to envision a day when the state’s research investments help transform it into the Silicon Valley of medical and engineering advances.

01/06/2012

Susan Gerbst (Peter Morenus/UConn)

UConn Launches Search For Athletic Director

The University of Connecticut is launching a search for a new athletic director. President Susan Herbst said interim AD Paul Pendergast will remain with the school in a fund-raising capacity, after taking his name out of consideration for the permanent job.

01/04/2012

Gulley Hall, University of Connecticut (Courtesy Peter Morenuss/UConn Today)

UConn Trustees To Consider Tuition Hike

University of Connecticut trustees have scheduled a special meeting Monday to consider a proposal to increase tuition and fees by 6 percent next fall.

12/16/2011

The UConn Health Center.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New Health Center Head Could Be Hired By January

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says the school could have a new leader for the UConn Health Center by January.

11/18/2011

Susan Herbst (File/Peter Morenus/UConn)

Herbst Calls Class Limits A Major Concern

The president of the University of Connecticut says students’ concerns about not getting into necessary classes are reaching a crescendo in their emails, telephone calls and visits to her office.

11/12/2011

Susan Herbst (Pat Eaton-Robb/AP Photo)

UConn President Says Athlete Graduation Is Better Than NCAA Report Shows

An NCAA report shows a poor graduation rate for the University of Connecticut national champion men’s basketball program, but UConn President Susan Herbst says the school has made progress in improving the 25% rate shown in the report.

10/25/2011

Joe D'Ambrosio,  Susan Herbst (WTIC Photo)

Possible TCU Departure Doesn’t Change UConn’s Big East Position

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says a decision by TCU to forego entry into the Big East would not change UConn’s position as it jockeys for position in the evolving college landscape.

10/06/2011

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UConn Statement On TCU, Big East & Big 12

UConn Athletic Communications – October 12, 2011 – Herbst Statement UConn President Susan Herbst “Conference realignment continues to be a very fluid situation as we have seen developments and new rumors nearly every day.  It […]

10/06/2011

Mary Holz-Clause (Courtesy Iowa State Uiversity()

UConn Names V-P For Economic Development

A university administrator from Iowa has been selected as the University of Connecticut’s first vice president of economic development.

09/28/2011

Susan Gerbst (Peter Morenus/UConn)

Big East Presidents To Consider League’s Future

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says the presidents of the Big East member schools will discuss the future of the conference at a meeting this weekend.

09/28/2011

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