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UConn President Susan Herbst at the site of new Hartford branch campus. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst: Budget Would Cause Closures, Cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – UConn President Susan Herbst says the governor’s proposed $40 million cut in annual state aid to her school would lead to staff cuts, unpaid furloughs and the closing of some departments […]

02/24/2015

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

UConn Trustees Approve Herbst Contract Extension

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – Trustees of the University of Connecticut have renewed President Susan Herbst’s contract to June 2019, increasing her annual pay to $585,000 from $525,000. Annual raises and performance awards could bring her […]

12/29/2014

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UConn President Says Budget Cuts Won’t Impact Tuition

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn President Susan Herbst says tuition and classes won’t be affected by Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s recent budget rescissions. Malloy has ordered the school to cut $2.3 million from its main […]

12/20/2014

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New UConn Intiatives Aimed At Preventing & Responding To Sexual Violence

The president of the University of Connecticut on Thursday outlined for the campus community several new initiatives designed to better prevent and respond to sexual violence or harassment at the school.

09/25/2014

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$2.3 Million Gift For UConn Nursing School

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn’s nursing school has received a $2.3 million gift, the largest in its history, to set up its first endowed faculty chair. The UConn Foundation says a couple with long ties […]

08/25/2014

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

Herbst Applauds Obama’s Push To Stop Campus Assaults

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is expressing support for a White House initiative to fight sexual assault on college campuses.

01/23/2014

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

Herbst Responds To New UConn Football RB Coach’s Comments On Religion

UConn president Susan Herbst is responding to the comments of a new assistant football coach made in a Hartford Courant article this past weekend.

01/15/2014

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UConn Buys Hartford House For President

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut’s fundraising organization has paid $660,000 in cash to buy a house in Hartford for university President Susan Herbst’s occasional use to court donors and conduct business. The […]

11/05/2013

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

Herbst Responds To Sex Assault Allegations Against UConn

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst has given an impassioned defense of the school’s response to alleged sexual assaults on campus. Herbst spoke to the Board of Trustees on Wednesday about […]

10/23/2013

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Students Allege UConn Failed To Protect Women

Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school.

10/22/2013

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