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April 2012 NewsLetter (PDF)

Annual Retiree Homecoming Fair

Retiree Council

The President’s Council of Retired Employees meets monthly, currently the first Friday of every month during the academic year, at the Buchanan Alumni House. Meeting topics include items consistent with the Mission Statement, as well as planning for the annual Retiree Homecoming Fair and considering nominations for the Barbara Hikel Retiree Award. If you have suggestions or questions for the Council, please contact one of the members.

Mission Statement of Retiree Council

The Council will enhance communication between the University of Maine and the community of retired employees. The Council will encourage active involvement of retirees in the life of the University. The Council will provide advice to the University President on matters of importance to retirees.

Tobacco Free Policy

On January 1, 2011, UMaine joined a growing number, now nearly 400, of colleges and universities around the country that are tobacco-free.  Implementation followed more than three years of study and planning managed by a committee of faculty members, staff members and students.  A good deal of information about UMaine’s plan and the new policy is online at

Sites of Interest

For a wealth of information and volunteer opportunities please visit the Sites of Interest section.

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Blue Sky Human Resources Initiatives

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources
5717 Corbett Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207)581-1581E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System