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Past Presidents

Past UMaine Presidents

FergusonPaul W. Ferguson
July 1, 2011–July 31, 2014


KennedyRobert A. Kennedy
April 15, 2005–June 30, 2011


HoffPeter S. Hoff
Aug. 1, 1997–Aug. 15, 2004


HutchinsonFrederick E. Hutchinson
April 1, 1992–June 30, 1997


LickDale W. Lick,
Sept. 1, 1986–June 30, 1991


JohnsonArthur M. Johnson
July 8, 1984–Aug. 31, 1986


SilvermanPaul H. Silverman,
April 25, 1980–Aug. 31, 1984


NevilleHoward R. Neville
Sept. 1, 1973–Aug. 30, 1979


LibbyWinthrop C. Libby
April 17, 1969–Aug. 31, 1973


YoungHugh Edwin Young
Oct. 1, 1965–June 30, 1968


ElliottLloyd Hartman Elliott
July 1, 1958–Sept. 30, 1965


HauckArthur Andrew Hauck
July 1, 1934–Feb. 28, 1958


BoardmanHarold Sherburne Boardman
June 13, 1926–June 30, 1934


LittleClarence Cook Little
April 8, 1922–Aug. 31, 1925


AleyRobert Judson Aley
Jan. 1, 1911–Aug. 5, 1921


FellowsGeorge E. Fellows
Jan. 1, 1902–Aug. 31, 1910


HarrisAbram Winegardner Harris
Sept. 1, 1893–Dec. 31, 1901


FernaldMerritt Caldwell Fernald
March 1879–Aug. 31, 1893


AllenCharles Frederick Allen
Sept. 1, 1871–Dec. 31, 1878



Acting Presidents

  • John A. Alexander, July 1, 1997–July 31, 1997
  • Gregory N. Brown, Feb. 24, 1992–March 30, 1992
  • Kenneth W. Allen, July 26, 1979–Aug. 24, 1980
  • Winthrop C. Libby, July 1, 1968–April 16, 1969
  • Joseph M. Murray, March 1, 1958–June 30, 1958
  • Harold Sherburne Boardman, Sept. 1, 1925–June 12, 1926
  • Governed by Joint Committee, Aug. 6, 1921–April 7, 1922
  • James Norris Hart, Sept. 1, 1910–Dec. 31, 1910 and (Uncertain)–Dec. 31, 1901
  • Merritt Caldwell Fernald, July 15, 1868–Aug. 31, 1871


Interim Presidents

  • Robert A. Kennedy, Aug. 16, 2004–April 15, 2005
  • John C. Hitt, July 1, 1991–Feb. 23, 1992