Press Herald discusses vaccination compliance with Ferrini-Mundy, McClymer

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine president, talked with the Portland Press Herald about the numbers of staff and students who have uploaded proof of vaccination to the university’s online portal. As of Aug. 23, approximately 66% of those who will be on any campus in the system have shared their information in the portal. Ferrini-Mundy believes that number will continue to increase. “We are still following the expectation that the more people that are vaccinated the safer we will be as a community,” Ferrini-Mundy said. Jim McClymer, president of the Associated Faculties of the University of Maine, a union representing full-time faculty, said that discussions with faculty are ongoing about COVID-19 safety issues. The Sun Journal and shared the Press Herald story.