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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 theĀ 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


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.

Office of the President

David Benedict, Athletic Director

David Benedict

Director of Athletics

Michael Gilbert

Michael Gilbert

Vice President for Student Affairs

Rachel Rubin

Rachel Rubin

Chief of Staff to the President and Executive Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Academic Deans

Deborah Chyun
School of Nursing

John Elliott
School of Business

Timothy S. Fisher
School of Law

Anne D’Alleva
School of Fine Arts

James Halpert
School of Pharmacy

Kent Holsinger
Graduate School

Kazem Kazerounian
School of Engineering

R. Lamont MacNeil
School of Dental Medicine

Nina Rovinelli Heller
School of Social Work

Gladis Kersaint
Neag School of Education

Davita Glasberg, Interim
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bruce Liang
School of Medicine

Cameron Faustman, Interim
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources