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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

Susan Herbst (Pat Eaton-Robb/AP Photo)

Herbst Says Other Sports Will Factor In Conference Decision, Not Just Football, Basketball

The discussion over where Connecticut might fit in a revised college conference landscape has centered around the school’s football and basketball programs, but University President Susan Herbst says there are other key considerations.

09/23/2011

(Credit:  Joe Raymond/AP Photo)

Calhoun Says UConn Must Find The Best Conference Fit

The day after the Atlantic Coast Conference voted to admit Big East members Syracuse and Pittsburgh, UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun was asked about the shakeup.

09/19/2011

Ryan Nassib (Mark Terrill/AP Photo)  Ray Graham(Don Wright/AP Photo)

Pitt, Syracuse Leave Big East For ACC; Rumors UConn May Follow

The Atlantic Coast Conference has extended its northern reach, adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse. Now the question becomes, will the league stop there — or keep growing to 16? And published reports indicate Connecticut and Rutgers could be under consideration.

09/18/2011

Ryan Nassib (Mark Terrill/AP Photo)  Ray Graham(Don Wright/AP Photo)

Pitt, Syracuse Leave Big East For ACC; Rumors UConn May Follow

The Atlantic Coast Conference has extended its northern reach, adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse. Now the question becomes, will the league stop there — or keep growing to 16? And published reports indicate Connecticut and Rutgers could be under consideration

09/18/2011

USS Carl Vinson (Chung Sung Jun/  Getty Images News)

UConn Selected For Second “Carrier Classic” On An Aircraft Carrier

Three-time national champion Connecticut has signed a deal with the Morale Entertainment Foundation to play in
the second edition of the Carrier Classic basketball game in 2012 aboard an aircraft carrier on San Diego Bay.

09/09/2011

(Mark Humphrey/AP Photo)

Coach Calhoun Will Be Back This Fall

University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun has confirmed he’ll be back for the 2011-2012 season

08/31/2011

Paul Pendergast (Courtesy St, Francis Hospital)

Pendergast Named Interim UConn Athletic Director

Paul Pendergast, president of the Saint Francis Foundation and Senior Vice President of Development for Saint Francis Hospital has been named Interim Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut.  UConn President Susan Herbst says […]

08/21/2011

Susan Herbst (File/Peter Morenus/UConn)

New UConn President Donates $100,000 Scholarship

The University of Connecticut’s new president and her husband are donating $100,000 to establish a scholarship fund for needy students in the arts and humanities.

07/06/2011

UConn Calhoun sized for DL

UConn President Hoping Calhoun Stays As Coach

The University of Connecticut’s new president says she hopes Jim Calhoun stays on as men’s basketball coach, but recognizes it’s a personal decision he will be making with his family.

07/05/2011

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