Susan Herbst

First academic year for new UConn Foundation President

First academic year for new UConn Foundation President

The 2019-2020 academic year will be the first at the University of Connecticut for new UConn Foundation President Scott M. Roberts. Roberts comes to UConn from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he served as president of the UNLV Foundation and vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement, according to a recent press release.

Editorial: UConn faces lack of administrative oversight

Editorial: UConn faces lack of administrative oversight

While readers are likely to gawk at the incredible totals that these administrators who broke the rules might be getting — $73,287 not counting Herbst, who gave up her bonus pay for bonus days — the more problematic issue is the failures in the system that allowed this mistake to happen.

Herbst pushes for Stamford Campus expansions as student population grows

Herbst pushes for Stamford Campus expansions as student population grows

As she prepares to leave for a faculty position at the Stamford campus, University of Connecticut president Susan Herbst is pushing for expansions to the satellite, including four new full degree programs, new faculty and increased administrative support.

Presidential search narrows, finalists meet with Lamont

Presidential search narrows, finalists meet with Lamont

Gov. Ned Lamont recently met with University of Connecticut presidential search committee chair Thomas Kruger and two finalists for the school’s next president, as the committee narrows its list of potential candidates.

Editorial: UConn Gears Toward a Major (Civil Dis)course Correction

Editorial: UConn Gears Toward a Major (Civil Dis)course Correction

At the outset of her committee’s development, Herbst envisioned “a permanent, effective strategy to further enhance a climate at UConn that fosters healthy argument, debate and dialogue – especially among those with differing views, beliefs, experiences and/or philosophies.”

Editorial: We need more than an email to support Title IX

Editorial: We need more than an email to support Title IX

As we are all well aware, recently there has been a major onslaught of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against many prominent celebrities and politicians. What seemed to start with the scandal regarding Harvey Weinstein quickly escalated to many other people being empowered and coming forward to share their own stories of mistreatment. 

Herbst responds to Wintrich event

Herbst responds to Wintrich event

Nearly 48 hours after Gateway Pundit commentator Lucian Wintrich was arrested at an event hosted by the University of Connecticut’s College Republicans, UConn President Susan Herbst responded, releasing a statement to the university in an email Thursday evening.

“The core principals [sic] of our institution are rooted in intellectual pursuits based on reason, thoughtful debate, and free and open argument. No aspect of what took place on Tuesday reflected this,” Herbst said.

Last day to sign up for "Lead the Pack"

Last day to sign up for "Lead the Pack"

Today is the final day University of Connecticut students can submit an application to “Lead the Pack,” which gives them the opportunity to shadow President Susan Herbst.

Interested students must submit a résumé and cover letter tailored to the job description to HuskyCareerLink by 5 p.m. today, according to the Center for Career Development website.

The complete job description can be downloaded at https://career.uconn.edu/leadthepack/.