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Major UConn Donor Wants $3Mill Gift Back

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Major UConn Donor Wants $3Mill Gift Back

HARTFORD, Conn. – A major benefactor to the University of Connecticut wants the school to return $3 million in donations and remove his family name from its football complex because he says he was shut out of discussions about the selection of a new football coach.

Robert Burton, chief executive officer of Greenwich, Conn.-based Burton Capital Management, said in a Jan. 19 letter to UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway that his opinions were ignored and he did not support the way Paul Pasqualoni was selected as coach.

Burton called the situation "a slap in the face and embarrassment to my family," and said he planned "to let the correct people know that you did not listen to your number one football donor." He called the search process flawed.

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My two favorite teams are FAU, and who ever is beating FIU!
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Re: Major UConn Donor Wants $3Mill Gift Back

What a jackass.

GO OWLS!
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