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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

Tysen Kendig

Tysen Kendig

Vice President for Communications

Wayne Locust

Wayne Locust

Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Management

RIchard Orr

Richard Orr

General Counsel

Rachel Rubin

Rachel Rubin

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

Administrative Officers

Martha Bedard
Vice Provost, University Libraries

Elizabeth Conklin
Associate Vice President, Diversity and Equity / Title IX Coordinator

Eleanor JB Daugherty
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Michael Mundrane
Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer

Sally Reis
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Daniel Weiner
Vice Provost for Global Affairs

Holly Bray
Attorney General

Laura Cruickshank
Master Planner and Chief University Architect

Amy Donahue
Vice Provost for Academic Operations

Kent Holsinger
Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Warde J. Manuel
Director of Athletics

Lawrence K. Silbart
Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives

Academic Deans

Regina Cusson
School of Nursing

John Elliott
School of Business

Timothy S. Fisher
School of Law

Brid Grant
School of Fine Arts

James Halpert
School of Pharmacy

Kent Holsinger
Graduate School

Kazem Kazerounian
School of Engineering