Forums

Open Forum Discussion — Sept. 29

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, President of the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias, led an open forum discussion about the upcoming NECHE visit, the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias FY23 budgets, and the University of Maine System’s strategic planning process. A recording of the forum is available.

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Virtual Budget Town Hall — Feb. 1

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy led a Virtual Budget Town Hall at 2 p.m. on Feb. 1. Joining the President were Faculty Senate President William Dee Nichols as facilitator; Provost John Volin; Vice Presidents Robert Dana, Kody Varahramyan and Joanne Yestramski; and Vice President for Academic Affairs/Head of Campus at UMaine Machias Dan Qualls. The forum included […]

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Virtual town hall for UMaine and UMaine Machias faculty and staff — September 28

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, UMaine Faculty Senate President William Dee Nichols and UMaine Machias Faculty Assembly President James Moreira jointly led a Virtual Town Hall for faculty and staff on Sept. 28. The forum included updates on enrollment, budget, academic affairs, research, facilities, COVID-19 health and safety, Harold Alfond Foundation UMS TRANSFORMS, and […]

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Women in Leadership and Social Justice: The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion — March 15

President Ferrini-Mundy moderated a virtual roundtable, “Women in Leadership and Social Justice: The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” with panelists Shontay Delalue, vice president for institutional equality and diversity, Brown University; Angela Okafor, Bangor City Council member, attorney and business owner; and Leigh Saufley, dean of the University of Maine School of Law and former […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion lecture — February 25

The President’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosted its inaugural session for the Nine Pillars of Diversity Lectures Series, “A Legacy of Advocacy: A Reflection on the History of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Maine,” on February 25 with guest lecturer Dr. JoAnn Fritsche, the first director of equal opportunity and […]

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Virtual Town Hall on Commencement — March 3

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy was joined by Kimberly Whitehead, Geremy Chubbuck, Benjamin Evans, Kathleen Harding-Heber, and John Volin for a Virtual Town Hall on the topic of UMaine’s 2021 Commencement plans. A recording is available. The slides from this town hall are also available.

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Virtual Town Hall with Chancellor Malloy and President Ferrini-Mundy — November 2

University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy’s fall 2020 “Keep It Up” Campus Tour at the University of Maine included a virtual town hall. The Chancellor visited all University of Maine System universities and the University of Maine School of Law to highlight the many innovations, hard work and leadership that are making it possible to provide in-person […]

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