Campus Announcements

University of Maine System Trustees Appoint Ferguson as Next UMaine President

Contact: Peggy Markson 973-3245 (mobile 949-1250) AUGUSTA – This afternoon the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved Chancellor Richard Pattenaude’s recommendation of Dr. Paul Ferguson as the next president of UMaine, the state’s flagship and land-grant university in Orono. “Dr. Ferguson brings a successful track record of leadership positions at similar institutions and […]

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News Story Previews President Announcement

The Bangor Daily News posted a Sunday story previewing Monday’s expected announcement of UMaine’s next president.  Chancellor Richard Pattenaude will make his recommendation at Monday’s board of trustees meeting in Augusta.  The four finalists are James Page, Donald Farish, Daniel Julius and Paul Ferguson.

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Alfond Arena To Host High School Basketball Championships

University of Maine’s Alfond Arena will be the site on Tuesday for two high school regional basketball championship games. The games were to be played Monday at the Bangor Auditorium, but bad weather conditions caused the games to be postponed. The Eastern Maine Class C girls championship game between Orono and Washington Academy of East […]

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Budget Forums March 29 and 30

Provost Susan Hunter, Vice President for Administration and Finance Janet Waldron, and Director of Budget and Business Services Claire Stickland will present two Fiscal Year 2012 public budget forums in late March.  These sessions, which will be identical, will provide preliminary information about the next fiscal year budget for interested members of the UMaine community. […]

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Coverage Of Fourth President Candidate

Several news outlets reported on Paul Ferguson’s visit this week to the UMaine campus, the fourth and final visit by the candidates for UMaine’s president position. In a Bangor Daily News story, Ferguson said UMaine must prove its distinctiveness within the UMaine System. Ferguson told WABI the university has an opportunity to be both student- […]

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News reports on Parking Lot Flooding

The Bangor Daily News published a story about Wednesday flooding, including issues related to UMaine’s Steam Plant parking lot.  The story, which includes comments from assistant director of parking transportation and security Alan Stormann, notes that UMaine contacted several students by email and phone to have vehicles moved before the rising Stillwater River damaged them.

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Fogler Library Extending Hours for Finals Week

Contact: Fogler Library, 581-1666 Fogler library has announced extended hours for finals week, Dec. 8-17. They are: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 8 a.m. – Thursday, Dec. 9, 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 8 a.m. – Friday, Dec. 10, 2:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m. – Saturday, Dec. 11, 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m. […]

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UMaine Observes Great American Smokeout Today

Vice President for Administration and Finance Janet Waldron is reminding members of the University of Maine community that today is the 35th anniversary of the Great American Smokeout, and that the campus is just weeks away from becoming a smoke-free environment, joining some 400 other colleges and universities around the country. Information about the new […]

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Army, Navy ROTC Veteran’s Day Vigil Today

Contact: UMaine Army ROTC, (207) 581-1125 Cadets from the Army and Navy ROTC at UMaine will participate in the annual Veteran’s Day Vigil today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the steps of Fogler Library. A joint color guard will stand at attention in dress uniforms in honor of veterans of the nation’s wars […]

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