Media Report on UMaine President Being Named Ball State University’s 15th President

The Associated Press, WLBZ (Channel 2), Bangor Daily News, Indianapolis Star, Maine Public Broadcasting Network, Indiana Public Radio, Indianapolis Business Journal and Portland Press Herald were among multiple news organizations to report the Ball State University Board of Trustees announced the appointment of University of Maine President Paul Ferguson as the Indiana university’s 15th president, effective Aug. 1, 2014. Jeff Hecker, UMaine’s executive vice president of academic affairs and provost; Howard Segal, a UMaine history professor; and Robert Rice, a professor of wood science and technology at UMaine, spoke to the media about Ferguson’s leadership and what the change may mean for the university. WABI (Channel 5) and Indiana’s The Republic carried the AP report.