Campus Announcements

UMaine Designer Recognized with New York Times Award

UMaine Senior Designer Carol Nichols has earned prestigious recognition from the University and Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), for her work in designing the fall and spring UMaineOnLine promotional postcard.  The organization announced a bronze award for this effort, in the University Continuing and Distance Education Division, during a conference in Toronto last week.  The […]

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UMaine Assisting Students Affected by Fire

Contact: Joe Carr, (207) 581-3571 or joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO — More than a dozen University of Maine students are displaced by a Saturday evening fire at an Orono apartment complex.  University personnel are in close contact with those students and their families, providing assistance as needed. “Above all, we are thankful no one was injured,” says […]

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Ferguson Scheduled for Thursday Radio Interview

UMaine’s next president is scheduled for a Thursday morning radio interview on WVOM’s George Hale/Ric Tyler Show.  Paul Ferguson, appointed on Monday by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees, will be on the program from approximately 7:34-7:45 a.m.  News coverage of Ferguson’s selection has included an Associated Press story on the Chicago Tribune […]

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Promotion/Tenure Approved for 31 UMaine Faculty Members

ORONO — The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has approved UMaine President Robert Kennedy’s tenure and/or promotion recommendations for 31 faculty members.  The board’s action came at its Monday meeting. “These professors represent the most outstanding characteristics of UMaine’s wonderful faculty,” Kennedy says.  “As leading members of our community of scholars, they inspire […]

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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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