Stephanie Reitz

UConn to Create Policing Advisory Committee, Take Other Steps to Update Public Safety Measures

November 18, 2020

UConn is implementing a number of initiatives to ensure transparency, community involvement and sensitive response to mental health concerns as part of its public safety and policing standards.

A Conversation with UConn Provost Carl Lejuez

November 12, 2020

UConn Provost Carl Lejuez talks about making the University an inclusive and dynamic environment, drawing on his own experiences as a faculty member and first-generation college student.

Connecticut Commitment Program Paused Amid Budget Challenges

October 28, 2020

President Thomas Katsouleas told the UConn Board of Trustees on Wednesday that the pause was regrettable but unavoidable, and he and board members emphasized that they remain fully committed to helping low-income students afford a UConn education.

UConn to Turn Over Bus Operations to WRTD; Plan Saves Money, Promotes Use of Electric Buses

October 28, 2020

UConn is turning over operation of its passenger bus fleet to the Windham Regional Transit District, saving the University money and promoting the use of electric buses.

New ‘InForm’ Site Launched to Simplify, Streamline UConn Reporting Processes  

October 8, 2020

UConn has launched a comprehensive new website to simplify and streamline the process by which students, faculty, staff and others can more easily locate and use the University’s many resources to report concerns and find support.

UConn Releases Annual Safety Reports

October 2, 2020

The University of Connecticut is releasing two reports this week that detail its response to reports of criminal activity, sexual violence, and other issues it monitors to ensure the safety of its campus communities.

UConn Absorbs Significant Spending Cuts, but Still Needs State Help for COVID Costs

September 30, 2020

UConn has absorbed more than $35 million in reductions at the Storrs and regional campuses since its budget went into effect in July and expects to realize another $13 million throughout the fiscal year, leaving about $28 million that the University will request as a one-time COVID bridge allocation from the state.

Avery Point Marine Sciences Building to be Renamed in Weicker’s Honor

September 30, 2020

UConn’s Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Marine Sciences Building at Avery Point in honor of former Gov. Lowell Weicker.

UConn Remains in U.S. News Top 25 Public Universities for 9th Consecutive Year

September 14, 2020

UConn remains among the nation’s top 25 public universities for the ninth consecutive year.

UConn Welcoming About 6,700 New and Transfer Students

August 28, 2020

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, UConn is welcoming roughly 6,700 new students – both first-year students and transfer students – as the Fall 2020 semester begins.

Construction Kicks Off on UConn’s Transformational New Science Quad

August 27, 2020

Construction has begun on the Northwest Science Quad, a transformative new project at UConn that ties together several of the University’s core missions.