Judith Ryan of Raymond, Maine, vice president for human resources and senior advisor to the president at the University of Southern Maine, has been named associate vice president for human resources and administration at the University of Maine.
Ryan will begin her duties as head of UMaine’s Office of Human Resources on April 2.
“President Ferguson and I are extremely pleased to have someone of Judy’s long-term experience join our leadership team,” says Janet Waldron, UMaine vice president for administration and finance, to whom the Office of Human Resources reports. “We are fully committed to encouraging a positive and contemporary human resources enterprise. Judy will bring the experience, creativity and commitment to the UMaine leadership team to promote that goal.”
Ryan has worked in higher education for more than 30 years. At USM, she was named vice president for student affairs in 1992 and vice president for student development in 1994. In 2002, Ryan served as special assistant to the USM president and, from 2003-05, as chief of staff and senior advisor to the chancellor of the University of Maine System. Since 2005, she has been vice president for human resources and senior advisor to the president at USM.
Ryan received a master’s degree in education from USM in 1982.
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