UConn Continues Talks With Unhappy Donor Robert Burton

STORRS, Conn. — University of Connecticut officials have no plans to cut ties with a donor who has demanded the return of $3 million because he felt he was not adequately consulted in the hiring of a new football coach.Interim Presiden…

STORRS, Conn. — University of Connecticut officials have no plans to cut ties with a donor who has demanded the return of $3 million because he felt he was not adequately consulted in the hiring of a new football coach.

Interim President Philip Austin and Board of Trustees Chairman Lawrence McHugh told the Hartford Courant that they had phone conversations with the donor, Robert Burton, on Tuesday.

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