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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, four 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

Nicole Fournier Gelston, Interim General Counsel

Nicole Fournier Gelston

General Counsel

Nathan Fuerst, VP of Enrollment Management

Nathan Fuerst

Vice President for Division of Enrollment Planning & Management

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

David Souder, Interim
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