Susan Herbst

Will UConn Be Next To Bolt From Struggling Big East?The latest round of conference musical chairs has left Connecticut once again looking for a seat.
26 Years And Three NCAA Titles Later, UConn Coach Jim Calhoun RetiresJim Calhoun left Connecticut the same way he coached it to three national titles — on his terms. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer announced his retirement at a 2 p.m. news conference on Thursday.
Rothstein: Calhoun Era Over, But Obstacles Remain In Ollie's WayThe Jim Calhoun era is over. Assistant Kevin Ollie will be the head coach for UConn during the upcoming season but wasn't granted the three-year deal he desired, according to multiple sources.
UConn Hires Warde Manuel As New ADConnecticut has hired Warde Manuel as its new athletic director. Manuel had been the AD at the University at Buffalo for six years.
UConn Proposes Own Penalties To Avoid Tourney Ban In 2013UConn has proposed reducing the number of games it will play next season if the NCAA grants a waiver to allow the Huskies to play in the 2013 men's basketball tournament.
UConn's Herbst: Men's Hoops Showing 'Massive' Academic ImprovementUConn's president says the school has turned the corner when it comes to the academic performance of its men's basketball team, and has a plan in place to ensure better results in the future.
UConn: Big East Presidents To Meet SundayIt's time for Big East schools to "talk about the future." The presidents of the member schools will meet this weekend, UConn President Susan Herbst said Wednesday.
UConn Remains Uncommitted To Big EastMultiple officials at Connecticut say the school has not committed to staying in the Big East Conference and continues to look at other conference options.
Jim Calhoun: UConn Should Be In The Top ConferenceConnecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun says he wants Connecticut to become part of the nation's best basketball conference — whatever that will be.
What's Next For Lonesome Big East? Rutgers, UConn Reportedly Exploring ACC, Big TenAfter the ACC made a surprise move into the conference realignment shuffle, the spotlight now shifts to the struggling Big East.
UConn Keeping Conference Options OpenHerbst, who became UConn's president in July, issued a statement Sunday saying the departure of the two schools is a "jolt, but not a huge surprise."
NCAA To Calhoun's UConn Huskies: Shape Up Grades... Or ElseJim Calhoun's Huskies were one of six BCS teams sanctioned Tuesday for sub-par marks in the NCAA's annual Academic Progress Rates report. The Huskies will lose two scholarships -- and if the grades don't get better, the Huskies' punishment could get worse.