Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy Joan Ferrini-Mundy is the president of the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias. Prior to joining the UMaine and UMM communities July 1, 2018, she was the chief operating officer (COO) of the National Science Foundation (NSF). As COO beginning in June 2017, Ferrini-Mundy was responsible for the day-to-day