Campus Announcements

UMaine Sets Monday Forum for Academic Program Reorganization Plan Discussion

Contact: Joe Carr at 581-3571 UMaine will host a Monday, March 29 public forum for discussion related to this week’s Academic Program Prioritization Working Group (APPWG) interim report.  That report, which outlines a series of recommended academic program modifications, is online here. The forum is scheduled for 1-4 p.m.  It will not include a formal […]

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Interim Report Addresses UMaine Academic Reorganization; Next Stage in the Process Involves Community and Public Feedback

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — An interim report from the University of Maine’s Academic Program Prioritization Working Group (APPWG) lists a series of potential changes that would reduce UMaine’s academic program budget by $12,255,000 over three years beginning in July 2011.  This is the primary component of an overall university budget reduction […]

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Kennedy to Step Down as UMaine President, Transition to System Appointment

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571, joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO — University of Maine President Robert Kennedy announced today he will begin a 14-month process during which he will transition from his current role as president of the state’s land grant/sea grant university to a four year appointment where he will work on projects related to statewide […]

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Promotion and/or Tenure for 21 UMaine Professors

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — At its Bangor meeting today, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved promotion and/or tenure for 21 University of Maine faculty members.  The professors, who represent the broad spectrum of UMaine academic programs, were nominated by UMaine President Robert Kennedy after an extensive process reviewing […]

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UMaine Women’s History Celebration Begins Next Week; Keynote Thursday, March 18

Contact Ann Schonberger (ann.schonberger@umit.maine.edu) ORONO — Eleven events over the course of 16 days will make up the University of Maine’s Women’s History Celebration 2010.  Sponsored by UMaine’s Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program, the annual event features UMaine faculty members and students, community representatives and outside experts sharing in a variety of […]

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Maine Graduates to Explores Marine Policy in Washington, DC

Contact: Catherine Schmitt, 207-581-1434 Orono, ME—Maine Sea Grant has announced that the National Sea Grant College Program has awarded prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships to two people with graduate degrees from Maine colleges. Jocelyn Brown-Saracino and Danielle Brzezinski join 46 fellow graduates from around the country who will be working on marine […]

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Western Civilization and American Liberty Lectures Continue in March; UMaine Grad Returning for Presentation on Tocqueville

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will host two March lectures, presented by its Program in Western Civilization and American Liberty. L. Joseph Hebert, St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, with give a talk, “Getting Rights Wrong: Tocqueville’s Perspective on Individual Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court,” on Friday, […]

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Rubin to Participate in Congressional Energy Policy Briefing Thursday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Prof. Jonathan Rubin from the University of Maine School of Economics and Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center will make a Thursday March 11 presentation Washington, D.C. Rubin is one of five presenters scheduled for a panel on the subject “From the Little Guy to the Big Picture, […]

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