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The state’s flagship institution of higher education, the University of Connecticut is governed by a board of trustees who are among the premier entrepreneurs, strategists, and educators in their fields.
President Susan Herbst oversees a University system that includes 10 schools and colleges at the Storrs campus, separate schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses and the schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine at UConn Health in Farmington.
Susan Herbst was appointed as the 15th President of the University of Connecticut in December 2010 and arrived on campus in June 2011. A specialist in political science, Herbst is the author of many scholarly journal articles and books, including her most recent book about incivility in American politics, Rude Democracy.