Installation of UMaine President Susan J. Hunter March 26

Installation of the University of Maine’s 20th President Susan J. Hunter will take place 3 p.m. March 26 at the Collins Center for the Arts.

Highlighting the ceremony will be a keynote address, “Leading with a Cause,” by Nancy Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York System.

In 2009, Zimpher became the 12th chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY), the nation’s largest comprehensive system of higher education. Prior to joining SUNY, Zimpher served as president of the University of Cincinnati, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and executive dean of the Professional Colleges and dean of the College of Education at Ohio State University. She has written or co-written numerous books, monographs and academic journal articles on teacher education, urban education, academic leadership and school/university partnerships.

Immediately following the Installation, a reception for President Hunter will be held at the CCA.

The installation is one of a series of public events during Women’s Leadership Week, part of UMaine’s yearlong 150th anniversary celebration.