President Hunter to receive MDF Leadership Award, Penobscot Times reports

The Penobscot Times published a University of Maine news release announcing UMaine President Susan J. Hunter will receive the 2017 Kenneth M. Curtis Leadership Award from the Maine Development Foundation at the organization’s annual meeting on Sept. 28 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Kenneth M. Curtis Leadership Award recognizes those who demonstrate exceptional, dynamic leadership in the community and the state, and are an example to others. “President Hunter has a distinguished career in research and higher education, capped by bringing her steady hand to guiding UMaine through a challenging transformative period in higher education with growing enrollments, strategic focus and innovative approaches,” said Yellow Light Breen, president and CEO of the Maine Development Foundation. “Her leadership inspires other leaders, both in and outside the university, earning her multiple nominations from fellow Leadership Maine alumni.”