President Susan Herbst

Recent Posts

Op-Ed: UConn needs to demand ‘respect’ among students, not ‘civility’

In reaction to a recent incident of fraternity hate speech, University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst has called for “civility” in the community. But civility is no substitute for taking a hard look at fraternity culture and developing plans to address its failings. Continue Reading →

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UConn welcomes 6,000 new students, including ‘most diverse’ freshmen class ever

The University of Connecticut's Storrs campus

The University of Connecticut announced Thursday that nearly 6,000 new students will attend the main campus in Storrs and the various branch campuses this fall, while officials hailed it as the most diverse in UConn history. Students can begin moving into residence halls on the Storrs campus beginning Friday while the fall semester classes start next week. Continue Reading →

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UConn: State funding must grow to maintain faculty, financial aid gains

University of Connecticut campus in Storrs

University of Connecticut officials adopted a new budget Wednesday that bolsters faculty and financial aid, but they warned that major growth in state aid will be needed in the near future to maintain those objectives. Continue Reading →

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