UConn Presiden Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst Outlines “State of the University”

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst has outlined a future for the school that includes 300 more faculty members and a $1 billion endowment.


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NCAA Rejects UConn’s Proposed Self-Penalties

The NCAA has turned down UConn’s proposal for self-imposed penalties for the failure of the men’s basketball team’s to meet standards for academic progress.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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 […]