Donor agrees to let UConn keep his $3 million

Updated: February 11, 2011, 6:02 PM ET
Associated Press

STORRS, Conn. -- A donor who demanded the return of $3 million from the University of Connecticut because he was unhappy with the hiring of its new football coach has agreed to let the school keep the money, university officials said Friday.

Robert Burton and the university agreed to move past their differences after UConn Board of Trustees Chairman Larry McHugh met with him and his family, McHugh said in a news release.

"I felt that it was important to pay a visit to them and have ...

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