UMS Transforms in the News

Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights UMS grant from Alfond Foundation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlighted the Harold Alfond Foundation’s historic $500 million investment to Maine and its people, which includes a $240 million commitment to the University of Maine System to bring transformative change to the state’s largest educational, research, innovation and talent development asset. The Alfond investment in the University of Maine System is […]

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Media report on Alfond gift of $240 million to UMS, UMaine

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, WABI (Channel 5), the Associated Press, Maine Public, News Center Maine and Mainebiz reported that the University of Maine System will receive a grant of $240 million from the Harold Alfond Foundation. A portion of the funds will be used to establish a system-wide College of Engineering, Computing and Information Science and for improvements […]

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