University of Maine Foundation

BDN advances Dec. 3 talk about the American Revolution in Maine

The Bangor Daily News advanced a Zoom talk by Liam Riordan, a University of Maine professor of history, at 7 p.m. Dec. 3. “Does the American Revolution Look Different from the Penobscot River?” is presented by the Witherle Memorial Library of Castine and the Maine Humanities Council. More information and a registration link are online.

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Dan and Betty Churchill

Dan ’63 and Betty Churchill announce $6.5 million bequest to UMaine

At a recent University of Maine Foundation virtual Homecoming event, University of Maine benefactors Dan ’63 and Betty Churchill shared their intentions to make estate gifts estimated at up to $6.5 million to benefit the University of Maine. Their gifts will endow two $1.5 million School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) professorships, one Climate […]

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Press Herald discusses ‘transformational’ Alfond donation with Ralph, Woodcock

The Portland Press Herald interviewed Seth Woodcock, University of Maine associate athletic director for development, and Ken Ralph, athletic director, about the impact of a $90 million donation from the Harold Alfond Foundation to UMaine athletics. Ralph believes the gift will facilitate recruitment of Maine’s top high school athletes. “We want them growing up with […]

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News Center interviews Cutler about UMaine virtual homecoming

News Center Maine interviewed Annie Cutler, vice president and chief operating officer of the University of Maine Alumni Association, for a story about UMaine’s first ever virtual homecoming Oct. 16–18. While local businesses noted that they would miss the crowds of alumni that usually visit campus during homecoming, Cutler indicated that including a virtual element […]

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UMaine’s Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign exceeds $200 million goal

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign has exceeded its $200 million goal by more than $8 million, according to UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills in announcing the successful completion of the record-setting fundraising effort. The public phase of the campaign was […]

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BDN, Pen Bay Pilot highlight funding for UMaine Foundation, Hudson Museum to promote traditional handcrafts

The Bangor Daily News and Penobscot Bay Pilot highlighted funding the University of Maine Foundation and Hudson Museum were awarded through the Belvedere Traditional Handcrafts Fund. The funds, which total $112,807 for 13 projects from several organizations, will help finance projects that promote traditional handcrafts throughout Maine, including fiber arts, ceramics, basketry, jewelry, glass arts, […]

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MDIslander covers announcement of new endowed scholarship

The Mount Desert Islander reported that First National Bank has pledged $25,000 to assist island residents seeking to attend the University of Maine. Jeffrey Mills, University of Maine Foundation president, said, “We appreciate the bank’s investment in future UMaine students from the MDI community.” The gift provides $20,000 toward the Mount Desert Island Region Leaders Club of […]

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‘In this together’ shirt to benefit Student Crisis Fund

“In this together.” That’s the message that has resonated with the University of Maine student population and the University of Maine System through a most unusual spring semester.  University Bookstore, located on the lower level of the Memorial Union, is doing what it can to help bring that message to support students through the Student […]

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