BDN reports on former UMaine president Kennedy’s death

The Bangor Daily News reported that Robert Kennedy, who served as president of the University of Maine from 2005 to 2011, died in his home state of Minnesota on Friday.m Kennedy worked at UMaine in Orono for 11 years, first serving as vice president and provost for four years. He then served as interim president before he was named the university’s president. Under Kennedy, UMaine saw a wave of development, including the construction of the New Balance Student Recreation Center and the Foster Center for Innovation, the growth of the university’s offshore wind energy research program, and the establishment of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering. Egreennews shared the BDN report.