UMaine mentioned in Mount Desert Islander article on historical society leadership
Mount Desert Islander mentioned the University of Maine in an article about a change in leadership at the Mount Desert Island Historical Society. Raney Bench will be the next executive director, while Tim Garrity, who has led the organization since 2010, will assume a position as the society’s historian, the article states. The organization plans to expand its educational and community outreach programming and increase its capacity for historical research, writing and teaching. It aims to build on active relationships with Mount Desert Island schools, UMaine and College of the Atlantic, according to the article.