McWilliams named executive assistant to President Ferrini-Mundy

Josette McWilliams has been named executive assistant to University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, effective Jan. 6.

McWilliams, a UMaine alumna who was a first-generation college student, comes to the university from Colby College, where she served as executive assistant to the dean of the college for two years.

“I’m pleased and humbled to return to UMaine, and hope to contribute to the mission and goals of the university that provided me with such opportunity and growth,” says McWilliams. “I’m honored to be joining this team of brilliant minds committed to fostering academic success for students, while also advancing the interests and engagement of the community.”

McWilliams majored in creative writing and graduated from UMaine in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is an artist, author and instructor.